'Chandrayaan 2': Bollywood celebs hail ISRO scientists for the successful launch
By Bombay Talkies 07 28, 2019 | 07:50 AM
ISRO launched its highly anticipated mission 'Chandrayaan 2' to the Moon today at 2.43pm IST from a launchpad in Sriharikota.
The mission 'Chandrayaan 2' is a follow-up to 'Chandrayaan 1', which confirmed the presence of hydroxyl on the Moon in the year 2009. The mission consists of an orbiter, a lander called Vikram and a rover called Pragyan. According to ISRO, the Vikram lander will make a soft-landing on the surface and release the Pragyan rover on 7 September 2019. The mission will go to explore the unexplored region from the lunar South Pole. Before the mission lifted off, 'Mission Mangal' actress Taapsee Pannu took to the micro-blogging site to share her excitement.After the space shuttle was launched many celebs like Akshay Kumar, Vivek Oberoi, R. Madhavan, Raveena Tandon, Nimrit Kaur and others took to Twitter to take pride in the country's achievement and to congratulate everyone at the ISRO.