Minutes after the big mission was launched, Twitter was flooded with congratulatory tweets for ISRO. Soon, #Chandrayaan2, #IndiaMoonMission and #ISRO took the top spots on Twitter trends.
President Ramnath Kovind, while sharing details about the Chandrayaan-2, wished success to the ISRO.
@isro #Chandrayaan2 will be the first spacecraft to land close to the moon’s South Pole in some 50 days from now. T… https://t.co/zGaYuOzwUP— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) 1563789248000
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, through a series of tweets, walked his followers through the many aims of the big mission.
Special moments that will be etched in the annals of our glorious history! The launch of #Chandrayaan2 illustrate… https://t.co/qCEs1JmLGr— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) 1563789052000
Indian at heart, Indian in spirit! What would make every Indian overjoyed is the fact that #Chandrayaan2 is a ful… https://t.co/7AeWmYSN95— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) 1563789101000
#Chandrayaan2 is unique because it will explore and perform studies on the south pole region of lunar terrain which… https://t.co/H4nH6Hj8za— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) 1563789129000
Efforts such as #Chandrayaan2 will further encourage our bright youngsters towards science, top quality research an… https://t.co/HQRrWTVacL— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) 1563789185000
Business veteran Anand Mahindra, Chairman of Mahindra Group, took to Twitter to express excitement and pride awaiting the big launch. While responding to a Times of India tweet, he wrote, "I can feel my own heartbeat aligning itself to the countdown... Good luck @isro We’re all watching & cheering you on..."
I can feel my own heartbeat aligning itself to the countdown... Good luck @isro We’re all watching & cheering you o… https://t.co/CIlL2MHFX9— anand mahindra (@anandmahindra) 1563761257000
Raymond MD and Chairman Gautam Singhania cheered team ISRO for 'another success story'.
Here's to yet another success story of Team ISRO. Congratulations on the launch of #Chandrayaan2 into the orbit.— Gautam Singhania (@SinghaniaGautam) 1563792714000
India's first full-time female finance minister, Nirmala Sitharaman, who announced the Union Budget earlier this month, also congratulated ISRO for the achievement.
Congratulations on #Chandrayaan2. Compliments to the entire team @isro.— Nirmala Sitharaman (@nsitharaman) 1563787579000
King of Bollywood, actor Shah Rukh Khan, quoted a song from his film 'Yes Boss' while congratulating ISRO for the big achievement. He wrote, "Chaand Taare todh laoon. Saari duniya par main Chhaoon! To do that requires hours & hours of painstaking work & integrity & belief. Congratulations to the team at #ISRO for #Chandrayaan2."
Chaand Taare todh laoon. Saari duniya par main Chhaoon! To do that requires hours & hours of painstaking work & int… https://t.co/1vZgPrCjMD— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) 1563790616000
Director Karan Johar was all-praises for the women who worked tirelessly for making Chandrayaan-2 a success.
Each one of us is lucky to be alive to witness this historic occasion! #Chandrayaan2 is the first mission by #ISRO… https://t.co/5EQzkjD97A— Karan Johar (@karanjohar) 1563790837000
Actor Akshay Kumar, who is currently gearing up for his upcoming film 'Mission Mangal', talked about the 'mammoth feat' that ISRO accomplished through Chandrayaan-2. Actress Bipasha Basu deemed the achievement 'Incredible'.
#ISRO has yet again accomplished a mammoth feat. Salute to the team who have spent countless days ensuring the succ… https://t.co/MeM8v0dkzA— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) 1563788496000
Incredible 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻 https://t.co/Snr0X4hTey— Bipasha Basu (@bipsluvurself) 1563790880000
While expressing admiration for the spacewomen who made the mission a success, actress Sonakshi Sinha lauded the prestigious mission.
One of India's most important and prestigious space missions, #Chandrayaan2, is led by women, which also happens to… https://t.co/ulLZtFmJ7G— Baby Bedi (@sonakshisinha) 1563084891000
Spiritual leader Sadhguru called the Chandrayaan-2 a phenomenal achievement.
#Chandrayaan2 is the outcome of the brilliance and extraordinary commitment of our scientists of @ISRO and also the… https://t.co/UqQsGoHz5Y— Sadhguru (@SadhguruJV) 1563789642000
Former cricketer Virender Sehwag also posted a congratulatory tweet.
Many congratulations to Team #Chandrayaan2 @isro for the successful and seamless launch ! https://t.co/LINKS5ZHUk— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) 1563787984000
Suresh Raina and Mohammad Kaif, too, expressed admiration for ISRO for a 'historic' development.
This is HISTORIC! Propelling a billion dreams into the sky. What a proud moment for 🇮🇳 #Chandrayaan2— Suresh Raina🇮🇳 (@ImRaina) 1563788212000
What a beautiful sight. Proud moment for the nation on the launch of #Chandrayaan2 @isro https://t.co/8dCRwJSiSm— Mohammad Kaif (@MohammadKaif) 1563788369000
Author Chetan Bhagat joined the many celebrities who hailed the big achievement.
Congrats to #ISRO. Tumhare liye chaand tak chala jaaon has new meaning! #Chandrayaan2— Chetan Bhagat (@chetan_bhagat) 1563791889000
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In Pic: A view of the Chandrayaan-2 on board GSLVMkIII-M1 at Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Nellore district.