Twitter exchanges between ISRO, NASA on Mars mission
Bangalore: ISRO reached out to lakhs of social media users by giving a blow by blow account of the successful historic Mars Orbit Insertion today, even as it launched the MOM’s official Twitter handle, @MarsOrbiter.
Twitter exchanges between US Space agency NASA and ISRO on the Mars mission also formed a major highlight.
NASA whose MAVEN mission reached the Martian orbit only two days ago, congratulated the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on its historic feat.
— NASA (@NASA) September 24, 2014
What is red, is a planet and is the focus of my orbit? pic.twitter.com/HDRWjOcPus
— ISRO's Mars Orbiter (@MarsOrbiter) September 24, 2014
With today’s spectacular success, ISRO joins an elite group, of only 3 other agencies worldwide to have successfully reached red planet: PM
— PMO India (@PMOIndia) September 24, 2014
— sachin tendulkar (@sachin_rt) September 24, 2014
T 1623 – #Mangalyaan..Bharat Mata ki Jai !! Historic ! Only country to have succeeded in first attempt, on budget less than Hollywood film !
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) September 24, 2014
Proud day for India. Congratulations @isro on making us the first to successfully get a spacecraft into the Mars orbit on our maiden attempt
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) September 24, 2014
Mars Orbit Insertion – Live on YouTube https://t.co/QH7IEk5WrZ
— ISRO (@isro) September 24, 2014