STATEMENT OF CONGRESS PRESIDENT ON SUCCESSFUL MISSION MARS
Congress President, Smt. Sonia Gandhi has congratulated the Indian Space Research Organization and the scientific community for the successful insertion of Mangalayan into the orbit of planet Mars. It is the courage, passion and imagination of the team of space scientists and researchers led by Dr. K. Radhakrishnan which made this mission triumphant.
This achievement will be a source of inspiration and pride for generations to come. India earns its admirable position in the world as one of the pioneering space exploring nation with Mangalayan and it is a milestone in the journey that we as a nation envisaged after independence, Smt. Gandhi said.