Chandrayaan-1 model presented to Prime Minister

The Image of Earth captured by Terrain Mapper Camera (TMC) from an altitude of 70,000 Km were presented to the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh.

Dr. G. Madhavan Nair, Chairman, ISRO briefed the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh here today about the successful launch of Chandrayaan-1, India’s first unmanned scientific mission to Moon. He was also briefed about the launch sequence and subsequent maneuvering of the spacecraft to reach the final lunar orbit. The health of the spacecraft is good and all operations so far have been implemented as planned.

Chairman, ISRO, presented models of Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) C-11 and Chandrayaan-1 to the Prime Minister.

During the meeting, the Prime Minister expressed happiness on achieving a significant milestone in Indian Space Program and congratulated Chairman, ISRO and entire team for the successful mission.

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