Chandrayaan 2: Just like the entire nation, the sports fraternity praised the Indian Research Space Organisation (ISRO) scientists on Saturday for their priceless efforts and hard work for the Moon Mission 2 or Chandrayaan 2. Sports personalities like Shikhar Dhawan, Rishabh Pant, Harbhajan Singh, Ravi Shastri, and Yogeshwar Dutt saluted ISRO scientists hard work on micro-blogging site Twitter. Following the announcement from ISRO chief K Sivan that the lander lost the communication when it was 2.1 kms above the altitude of the lunar surface, the sports personalities backed the ISRO officials saying there is nothing like a failure.
Young cricketer Rishabh Pant said ups and downs are part of every journey and the nation is proud of its space programs and scientists. He said there is no such thing as failure. India will go only upwards, salute to ISRO scientists.
— Rishabh Pant (@RishabhPant17) September 7, 2019
Olympian Wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt supported the ISRO saying ISRO did a good job and will definitely get success next time. The nation is proud of its scientists. He also thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for backing the ISRO.
— Yogeshwar Dutt (@DuttYogi) September 7, 2019
Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan joined the chorus saying the country is proud of ISRO’s ultimate hard work. He said ISRO hasn’t failed, instead, scientists have taken the space program further.
— Shikhar Dhawan (@SDhawan25) September 7, 2019
Head coach of Indian cricket team Ravi Shastri said people of the country are proud of ISRO scientists who made India a world leader in space science. Chandrayaan 2 will inspire millions.
— Ravi Shastri (@RaviShastriOfc) September 7, 2019
Cricketer turned politician Gautam Gambhir said salute to the great spirit of ISRO and Indian will come back stronger. The best is definitely yet to come 🚀 #Chandrayaan2
ऐ चाँद छू लेंगे तुझे भी जल्द ही, अभी ज़रा कुछ दिलों को छू लें!!!
These pictures defines India, defines humanity. Proud of you @narendramodi Sir and Mr K. Sivan @isro #Chandrayaan2Landing #ISRO pic.twitter.com/juxzKYIQMt
— Gautam Gambhir (@GautamGambhir) September 7, 2019
Former cricketer Virender Sehwag also thumped the back of Indian scientists and lauded them saying India will success soon.
Khwaab Adhoora raha par Hauslein Zinda hain ,
Isro woh hai, jahaan mushkilein Sharminda hain .
Hum Honge Kaaamyab #Chandrayan2
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) September 7, 2019