Video: Isro chief breaks down, Modi hugs, consoles him

Isro, Sivan, Modi, Vikram, Moon lander

Bengaluru - Isro Chairman K. Sivan could not hold his tears and broke down as the PM was about to leave.



By IANS

Published: Sat 7 Sep 2019, 7:36 AM

Last updated: Sat 7 Sep 2019, 6:19 PM

Years of hard work literally came to naught for Isro on Saturday after it lost communication with Moon lander Vikram, and no amount of words could put it right for the scientists at ISTRAC in Bengaluru.
Despite a motivational speech by none other than Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who had rushed in to watch the mission's success late last night and then again was with the Team Chandrayaan-2 to speak to them, Isro Chairman K. Sivan could not hold his tears and broke down as the PM was about to leave.


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