Sriharikota, October 4: Do you know that ‘World Space Week’ began from today and Vice President Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated the ‘World Space Week’ celebrations at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. Happy World Space Week!
Expressing his happiness, Venkaiah Naidu said that SHAR Sriharikota is a living monument to the efforts of scores of visionaries, thousands of engineers and scientists who made this possible. Inaugurating the celebrations for ‘World Space Week’, M Venkaiah Naidu said that the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has been achieving good results by taking up space research at the lowest cost, compared to other countries.
Continuing ahead Venkaiah Naidu said that his heart swells with pride with India’s prowess in space technology as country marches ahead to conquer new frontiers in space exploration. Further, he expressed his confidence that the country will take up manned space projects in near future besides sending rovers to other planets and taking up Chandrayan-II.
Speaking on the occasion, Naidu said the common man is presently able to get the fruits of space research in the form of disaster warnings, better telecom and education services because of the efforts made by scientists like Satish Dhawan and Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam. India’s space scientists and technologists have not only done country proud but made the world to sit up and take note of its accomplishments.