Best is yet to come, PM Modi tells Isro scientists after Chandrayaan-2 setback

BENGULURU: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on  Saturday addressed the scientist at Isro headquarters in bengaluru and outlined that the country’s best is yet to come iin the field of spance missions.

 “We are proud of our space program. Today our resolve to touch the moon has grown even stronger. We came very close but we need to comes to our space mission programme the best one is yet to come. There are several places to discover and go,” said the Prime Minister.

His address comes after Isro lost communication with Vikram Lander of Chndrayan 2 moments before it was preparing to make a soft-landing on the South Pole region of the moon.

He also saluted the scientists for their immense contribution in making India proud through space missions and said, “Friends I could feel what you were going through few hours back, your eyes were conveying a lot. You live for India’s honour, I salute you”.

Highlighting that there will be more opportunities to rejoice in future, PM Modi added, “To our scientist, I want to say India is with you. Your hard work and efforts ensure a better life for citizens and nation. It was your zeal that several people had access to a better life, better education and health facilities. There will be more opportunities to rejoice and pride”.

“You are exceptional professionals who have made an incredible contribution to national progress. You have always given your best. We will give you several more opportunities to smile,” Prime Minister Modi added.