Nation proud of ISRO, says Prez Kovind after successful launch of observation satellite

New Delhi, Nov 7 (PTI) The nation is proud of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), President Ram Nath Kovind said on Saturday, congratulating it on the successful launch of an earth observation satellite EOS-01 and nine international customer spacecraft on board a Polar rocket.

“The EOS-01 is an earth observation satellite that will strengthen applications in agriculture, forestry and disaster management support. The nation is proud of the entire @ISRO team,” Kovind tweeted.

“Congratulations to @ISRO on successful launch of EOS-01 and 9 international satellites from USA, Luxembourg and Lithuania. This important launch amidst crises caused by COVID-19 reflects the capability, perseverance and resilience of our scientists and engineers,” the president said in another tweet.

India launched the satellite from the spaceport at Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh.