"The US Embassy congratulates India and the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on its Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM). India is in an elite group of space-faring nations by achieving insertion into Mars orbit," a statement from the US embassy here said.
Earlier in the day, NASA's MAVEN team also congratulated ISRO for its success.
"#MAVEN team congratulates @ISRO for its #Mars arrival! @MarsOrbiter joins the missions studying the Red Planet," NASA tweeted.