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PM Modi Announces August 23 As National Space Day To Celebrate Successful Landing Of Chandrayaan-3 Mission

PM Modi on Saturday addressed the team of scientists behind the Chandrayaan-3 mission at the Indian Space Research Organisation Telemetry Tracking and Command Network in Bengaluru on Saturday.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi met ISRO scientists in Bengaluru.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that India will celebrate August 23 as 'National Space Day' to mark the successful touchdown of the Chandrayaan-3 mission's lander.

PM Modi on Saturday addressed the team of scientists behind the Chandrayaan-3 mission at the Indian Space Research Organisation Telemetry Tracking and Command Network in Bengaluru on Saturday. While praising the scientists for their dedication and passion, PM Modi turned emotional and he announced that to celebrate the touchdown of the Chandrayaan-3 lander on the surface of the moon, August 23 will now be observed as 'National Space Day'. 

PM Modi visited Bengaluru to meet the ISRO scientists

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PM Modi praised ISRO for the successful Chandrayaan-3 mission, highlighting India's achievements in science and the future.

Before heading for the ISRO Telemetry Tracking and Command Network (ISTRAC) here, Modi addressed a gathering outside the HAL Airport. 

“Not only Indians but people across the globe who believe in science, who see the future and are dedicated to humanity, are filled with enthusiasm,” he said. 

Modi thanked the citizens of Bengaluru who gathered in huge numbers to see him. 

 “I see people including children getting up so early. These children are the future of India,” the PM added.

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