The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee has congratulated the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) for the successful launch of the Mars Orbiter Spacecraft on PSLV-C 25.
In a message to Dr. K. Radhakrishnan, Chairman of ISRO, the President has said, “I congratulate you and your team on the successful placing in earth’s orbit of the Mars Orbiter Spacecraft following its launch on PSLV – C 25. India’s first dedicated Mars Orbiter Spacecraft is a significant milestone in the progress of our space programme and space applications. This day shall go down as a landmark in our space programme, a day which will inspire our scientists to make even greater strides in achieving our national goals in the field of space.
Kindly convey my greetings to all members of your team and all others involved in this great mission”.