"It is a matter of great pride and a historic moment in the annals of ISRO. We have again proved that we are second to none in space science and technology. The day of India emerging as a super power is not far off", Rosaiah said in a release.
"I extend my best wishes to Dr K Radhakrishnan, Chairman all the scientists and to the entire team of ISRO.I wish ISRO all success in its endeavours", he said.
ISRO today successfully launched five foreign satellites from four countries on board PSLV-C23 and placed them in the intended orbit.