At the ISRO Telemetry Tracking and Command Network (ISTRAC) in Bengaluru, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to scientists from the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). He noted that the country’s space industry is anticipated to grow from $8 billion to $16 billion in the coming years, reflecting a healthy space sector. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised Chandrayaan-3’s astounding accomplishment as proof of his country’s technological might in the boundless reaches of space and proudly exclaimed, “India is on the Moon! The Moon is where our country takes pride. One of the most inspirational moments of this century, according to PM Modi, was when Chandrayaan-3 touched down. He congratulated the hardworking ISRO scientists for this achievement.
PM Modi said, “Our ‘Moon Lander’ has firmly set its foot on the Moon like ‘Angad’ – on one side is the valor of Vikram, and on the other is the bravery of Pragyan,” as he was in awe of the photographs of the Moon’s surface that Chandrayaan-3’s lander had taken. PM Modi continued by congratulating each scientist, technician, engineer, and everyone else participating in the Chandrayaan-3 mission, expressing his hope that the findings of this mission will create new avenues of opportunity for moon expeditions by nations throughout the world.
The Prime Minister hailed ISRO’s crucial contribution to moving India from the “third row” to the “first row” of the world in his reflections on India’s space voyage. To honor the gentle landing of Chandrayaan-3 on the Moon, he also proclaimed August 23rd as “National Space Day.” In order to inspire future generations, it will be honored in order to recognize the spirit of innovation, technology, and science. In order to emphasize that the space industry’s capabilities go beyond satellite launches and space exploration, Prime Minister Modi stated that the PM Gatishakti National Master Plan places space technology at its center.
At 6:04 PM on August 23, India made history by becoming the first nation to set down on the South Pole of the moon.