Chandrayaan 2 Launched Successfully; Nirmala Sitharaman, Milind Deora, Dharmendra Pradhan & Other Political Leaders Congratulate ISRO on India's Second Moon Mission
Chandrayaan 2 successfully launched (Photo credits: ANI)

Sriharikota, July 22:  Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully launched India's second moon mission Chandrayaan 2 today at 2:43 pm. The ambitious project had to be called off last week on Sunday, July 15 due to a 'technical glitch'. The much-anticipated launch was aborted hardly an hour before the Chandrayaan 2 mission was about to take off. Chandrayaan 2 Launched Successfully by ISRO From Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota; India Scripts History With Second Moon Mission.

Following the successful launch of Chandrayaan 2, congratulatory messages have started pouring in. From Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Milind Deora, Tejasvi Surya to Dharmendra Pradhan, here are some politicians, who have congratulated ISRO on the success of their second moon mission

Nirmala Sitharaman's tweet congratulating ISRO


Here is what Dharmendra Pradhan has to say on Chandrayaan2's successful launch

Read Milind Deora's tweet

Read Ashok Gehlot's tweet

Check Tejasvi Surya's tweet

Mansukh Mandaviya's tweet

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The 'Baahubali' rocket carried the 3.8-tonne Chandrayaan 2 rocket which has three modules namely Orbiter, Lander (Vikram) and Rover (Pragyan). Minutes later after the launch, the rocket successfully put Chandrayaan 2 into Earth's orbit - and huge applause was heard inside the control room as the scientists who have been working hard for the mission congratulated each other.

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The success of Chandrayaan 2 mission will make India the fifth country after the US, Russia, Japan and China to pull off a soft landing on the moon.