Bengaluru: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday advised ISRO scientists to not lose confidence after communication with the Vikram lander was misplaced whereas it was descending to the moon’s South Pole.
Interacting with the gloomy-faced scientists on the management room of the ISTRAC, the Prime Minister mentioned: “Whatever you have done till now is no mean feat.”
“The nation is proud of you. You all have served the nation and done a great service to science and mankind. Move ahead with lots of courage. I am with you, hope for the best,” he mentioned, patting ISRO Chairman Ok. Sivan on the again.
Making an attempt to uplift the temper and increase the anxious scientists’ morale, Modi, with a smile, mentioned: “From my side I congratulate all of you… you all performed a great service to the nation, science, and mankind.”
Expressing appreciation for his or her efforts, he mentioned: “We are learning a lot and would continue doing so in future. This journey would continue… Move ahead with courage. The nation believes in your competence. Wish you all the best, thank you.”
I’m with you, be brave: PM Narendra Modi to #ISRO scientists[Video Credit: DD] pic.twitter.com/R2U7U7AyEv
— OTV (@otvnews) September 6, 2019
The Prime Minister additionally interacted with the scholars current there to witness the touchdown and patiently answered their questions, together with on the way to encourage oneself.
In a collection of tweets subsequently, Modi mentioned: “India is happy with our scientists! They’ve given their finest and have all the time made India proud. These are moments to be brave, and brave we might be!
“Chairman @isro gave updates on Chandrayaan-2. We stay hopeful and can proceed working laborious on our area programme.”
India is happy with our scientists! They’ve given their finest and have all the time made India proud. These are moments to be brave, and brave we might be!
Chairman @isro gave updates on Chandrayaan-2. We stay hopeful and can proceed working laborious on our area programme.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) September 6, 2019