Thursday, April 21, 2011
PM congratulates ISRO on PSLV success
PTI | 04:04 PM,Apr 20,2011
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today congratulated the scientists and engineers of ISRO, saying the "flawless" launch of three satellites by PSLV has yet again demonstrated the space body's advanced capabilities.
"I am very happy to learn that the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV)-C-16 has today successfully launched India's ResourceSat-2 satellite, the joint Indo-Russian YouthSat and Singapore's first satellite X-Sat", he said.
He commended the Indian Space Research Organisation for the achievement and its continuing service to the nation.
” The flawless launch of these three satellites has demonstrated yet again the advanced capabilities that the ISRO has mastered in satellite development and launch vehicle technologies," Singh said in a message.
The Prime Minister warmly congratulated the ISRO family and wished them all success in their future endeavours.In a morale-boosting success for India's space programme after two consecutive GSLV setbacks, ISRO today put into orbit its sophisticated remote sensing satellite Resourcesat-2 and two micro satellites carried onboard its workhorse PSLV-C16 rocket from Sriharikota.