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Cricket Fraternity lauds ISRO as it successfully launches Chandrayaan-2
Indian Express Sports
Mon, 22 Jul 2019 13:46

Cricket Fraternity lauds ISRO as it successfully launches Chandrayaan-2

Indian Express Sports
Mon, 22 Jul 2019 13:46

Related News Gautam Gambhir was among the former India cricketers who lauded the launch of Chandrayaan-2 (File Photo)The successful launch of Chandrayaan-2, India’s indigenous moon mission, from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh on Monday was lauded by several cricketing greats of the country.

Cricket Fraternity lauds ISRO as it successfully launches Chandrayaan-2


Virender Sehwag tweeted: “Many congratulations to Team #Chandrayaan2 @isro for the successful and seamless launch!”
Many congratulations to Team #Chandrayaan2 @isro for the successful and seamless launch ! pic.twitter.com/LINKS5ZHUk

— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) July 22, 2019
Gautam Gambhir, now an MP in New Delhi, said: “I always looked up at the moon as a child, wondering what secrets it’s hiding. The successful launch of #Chandrayaan2 will shed some light on these secrets, & motivate the next gen to help India’s space exploration programme. I congratulate everyone at @ISRO for this success.”
I always looked up at the moon as a child, wondering what secrets it’s hiding. The successful launch of #Chandrayaan2 will shed some light on these secrets, & motivate the next gen to help India’s space exploration programme. I congratulate everyone at @ISRO for this success. pic.twitter.com/xy6aGt0xi3

— Gautam Gambhir (@GautamGambhir) July 22, 2019
Mohammad Kaif tweeted: “What a beautiful sight. Proud moment for the nation on the launch of #Chandrayaan2 @isro.”
What a beautiful sight. Proud moment for the nation on the launch of #Chandrayaan2 @isro pic.twitter.com/8dCRwJSiSm

— Mohammad Kaif (@MohammadKaif) July 22, 2019
VVS Laxman congratulated ISRO. He tweeted: “Exemplary! Many congratulations to @isro on the successful launch of #Chandrayaan2.”
Exemplary ! Many congratulations to @isro on the successful launch of #Chandrayaan2 . pic.twitter.com/9b7RzQYOkl

— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) July 22, 2019
Suresh Raina, calling the event historic, tweeted: “This is HISTORIC! Propelling a billion dreams into the sky. What a proud moment for #Chandrayaan2.”
This is HISTORIC! Propelling a billion dreams into the sky. What a proud moment for 🇮🇳 #Chandrayaan2

— Suresh Raina🇮🇳 (@ImRaina) July 22, 2019
The Chandrayaan-2 mission lifted off from the Sriharikota launch range at its appointed time. The mission is scheduled to see the lander and rover modules of the spacecraft make a soft landing on the Moon’s surface 48 days from now, on September 7.
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