Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will be visiting the ISRO Headquarters at Bengaluru to witness the final descent of Chandrayaan 2 on to the Lunar South Pole on the 7th September 2019.
He will also be interacting with the winners of the Space Quiz conducted for students of Class 8th to 10th across India. during the event.
As a Prime Minister who has a deep appreciation of Science and its achievements, Shri Modi’s visit to ISRO would be a boost to the morale of the Indian Space Scientists and an inspiration to the young to develop an innovative mind and inquiring spirit.
Showing his personal interest in the Chandrayaan 2 Mission, Mr Modi termed it as “Indian at heart, Indian in spirit! What would make every Indian overjoyed is the fact that is a fully indigenous mission.”
ISRO in a statement said “the lander Vikram is scheduled to powered descent between 0100 to 0200 hrs IST on September 07, 2019, which is then followed by touch down of Lander between 0130 to 0230 hrs IST.”
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has said that Chandrayaan -2 Mission manifests the best of Indian talent and spirit of tenacity and its success will benefit crores of Indians. Mr. Modi has said, he is extremely excited to be at the ISRO Centre in Bengaluru to witness the extraordinary moment in the history of India’s space programme.
He urged the people to watch the special moments of Chandrayaan – 2 descending on to the Lunar South Pole. He also asked people to share their photos on social media saying he will re-tweet some of them. Youngsters from different states will be present to watch those special moments with the Prime Minister.
In a series of tweets, Mr. Modi said the youngsters with whom he will watch the special moments from the ISRO Centre are those bright minds who won the ISRO Space Quiz.