Twitterati hails new launches by ISRO
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) earned praise of Twitterati over the launch of RISAT-2BR1 and nine customer satellites through PSLV-C48 from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh, on Wednesday.
Twitter users posted congratulatory messages and showcased their patriotic fervour. Union Minister Jitendra Singh wrote on @DrJitendraSingh: "Team ISRO, you have once again made every Indian proud."
A post by ISRO on Wednesday's launch trended with 1.8K retweets and 4.5K likes. RISAT-2BR1 is a radar imaging earth observation satellite.
One fan reeled out statistics. "Wednesday's launch of PSLVC48 will mark a significant milestone for ISRO -- it would be the 50th flight of PSLV; 75th vehicle mission from Sriharikota; and ISRO has successfully launched 319 foreigner satellites"."Saare jahan se achcha Hindustan hamara," read one post.IANS