Following the Indian Space Research Organization’s (ISRO) declaration of communication loss with ‘Vikram Lander’, the sports fraternity approached the space agency to keep its expectations alive while resting confidence in their accomplishments.
“There is no such thing as failure. Only upwards and onwards from here We are proud of you @isro, we salute your hard work and dedication in serving the nation. #JaiHind #Chandrayaan2,” wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant tweeted.
“We are proud of our scientists and believe that we will definitely get success in the next endeavour. Hail India. #IndiaWithISRO#Chandrayan2 @PMOIndia @isro,” wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt tweeted.
यह दृश्य देखकर लग रहा है कि यही हिन्दुस्तान की असली जीत है, जहाँ देश के प्रधानमंत्री #इसरो के चीफ़ को हौसला दे रहे हैं। धन्यवाद प्रधानमंत्री जी? इस समय वैज्ञानिकों के साथ एक पिता की तरह खड़े होने के लिए। pic.twitter.com/3hhMPVlpWK
— Yogeshwar Dutt (@DuttYogi) September 7, 2019
“We are proud of you team @isro for your ultimate hard work, you have not lost, but have taken us further. Keep the dream alive. #Chandrayaan2,” India opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan tweeted.
“#India is proud of its #ISRO scientists who have made us a world leader in Space Science. #Chandrayaan2 will inspire millions of Indian kids. Jai Hind,” India cricket crew mentor Ravi Shastri tweeted.
“Koshish karne walo ki kabhi har nahi hoti.. we r very proud of you @isro and all our scientist. Hindustan Zindabad,” spinner Harbhajan Singh tweeted.
Prior, ISRO in a tweet had said “This is Mission Control Centre. #VikramLander descent was as planned and normal performance was observed up to an altitude of 2.1 km. Subsequently, communication from Lander to the ground stations was lost. Data is being analyzed. #ISRO”.
ISRO had lost communication with Vikram Lander of Chandrayaan 2 minutes before it was getting ready to make a delicate arriving on the South Pole locale of the Moon.
In the extremely early times of Saturday, ISRO chairman K Sivan declared that communication with the lander was lost at 2.1 km from the lunar surface.
“Vikram lander’s descend was normal and as planned till 2.1 km. Subsequently, communication with Vikram lander was lost. Data is being analyzed, “Sivan had said.
The Vikram Lander effectively isolated from Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter on September 2. After rotating around the Earth’s orbit for about 23 days, the specialty started its voyage to the moon on August 14.