Hamid Ansari, Manmohan congratulate Mangalyaan's crafters

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New Delhi, Sept. 24: Vice President Hamid Ansari and former prime minister Manmohan Singh congratulated the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) scientists and everyone concerned with the Mangalyaan mission on the successful placement of the satellite in the orbit of Mars.

"On this historical day, I extend my heartiest congratulations to the scientists at the Indian Space Research Organization and all others concerned with the Mangalyaan mission. The nation is proud of their achievement," said the Vice President Ansari, as quotes by ANI.

"I am confident that our scientists will continue to scale greater heights and win more laurels for the country in the field of space exploration in the future. As we celebrate this landmark occasion, I join the entire country in saluting them on their success," he concluded.

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh told ANI that Mangalyaan's success begings immense pride for the nation. "It's a moment of immense national pride and one that shall go down as a significant mile stone. We take this opportunity to congratulate every single individual who has been associated with this program", he said.

Mangalyaan or India's Mars Orbiter Mission entered the red planet's orbit on Wednesday morning.

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