Bengaluru: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday requested ISRO scientists to not get disheartened by the hurdles within the moon mission Chandrayaan-2 and asserted that there can be a “new dawn”.
ISRO’s plan to tender land Chandrayaan-2’s Vikram module on the Lunar floor didn’t go as per script within the early hours of Saturday, with the lander dropping communication with floor stations throughout its closing descent.
Addressing the scientists hours after ISRO introduced that it had misplaced communication with the lander, he additionally mentioned that the nation’s dedication to land on the moon has change into even stronger.
“We came very close, but we need to cover more ground… Learnings from today will make us stronger and better,” he instructed the scientists, including, “The best is yet to come in our space programme. India is with you.”
Modi had earlier watched the proceedings because the lander started its descent in the direction of the moon floor at an ISRO centre right here.