International Space Station (ISS) Wishes India on 76th Independence Day

Today, on 76th Independence Day of India ESA Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti, living & working aboard the International Space Station (ISS) expressed happiness while congratulating India on the completion of 75 years of independence. This message from space came on 13th August, which is the day of birth anniversary of of Vikram Sarabhai, the father & pioneer of Indian space program.

In the video message, representing on all the partners of the ISS, Cristoforetti said that she is pleased to congratulate India on the completion of 75 years of independence. Over the decades, international agencies have collaborated with ISRO on several space and science missions.

Cristoforetti said that expanding ISS partnership with ISRO and exploring the future in the universe and space is the goal of all of us. Indian astronauts will be sent to space on the basis of some tests.

If India successfully accomplish the ‘Gaganyaan mission’ then it will make India the fourth country in the world to send humans to space after the US, Russia and China. Indian government has said that the preparation for the Gaganyaan mission is complete.

This video was shared on Twitter by ISRO and by India’s Ambassador to the US, Taranjit Singh Sandhu.


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