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Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulates ISRO

IANS | Updated on: Thursday, May 30, 2019, 12:14 PM IST

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New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday congratulated Indian space scientists for successful launch of the communication satellite, GSAT-18, calling it “another milestone for our space programme”.

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“Congratulations to @isro for successfully launching the communication satellite, GSAT-18. This is another milestone for our space programme,” Modi tweeted.

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The Indian communication satellite GSAT-18 was successfully put into orbit by Ariane 5 rocket belonging to French company Arianespace on Thursday.

The rocket lifted off from its spaceport in Kourou (French Guiana).

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Published on: Thursday, October 06, 2016, 09:24 AM IST