Narendra Modi lauds space scientists for succesful satellite launch
New Delhi, Sep 26 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated Indian space scientists for successful launch of an ocean research satellite calling it a "moment of immense joy and pride".
"Our space scientists keep scripting history. Their innovative zeal has touched the lives of 125 crore Indians and made India proud worldwide," Modi said.
Moment of immense joy & pride for India. Congratulations to @isro on successful launch of PSLV-C35/SCATSAT-1 & 7 co-passenger satellites.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) September 26, 2016
Our space scientists keep scripting history. Their innovative zeal has touched the lives of 125 crore Indians & made India proud worldwide.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) September 26, 2016
The Indian Space and Research Organisation (ISRO) at 9:12 a.m. on Monday launched PSLV-C35/SCATSAT-1 and seven co-passenger satellites from Satish Dhawan Space Centre located at Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh.
According to the ISRO, SCATSAT-1 is a continuity mission for Oceansat-2 scatterometer to provide wind vector data products for weather forecasting, cyclone detection and tracking services to the users.