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It’s like a dream come true : Aditya-L1 Project Director

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It’s like a dream come true”, that’s how

Ms Nigar Shaji, the Project Director of Aditya-L1 spacecraft, India’s

maiden Sun mission, said on Saturday.

“My special thanks to the entire committee who had been there right

from the day the project started and till the launch. My thanks to all

those involved in the project”, she said.

Addressing the scientists after PSLV-C57 successfully placed the

spacecraft in a Low Earth Orbit after taking off from the Second

Launch Pad at SHAR Range here, she said she was extremely

happy that Aditya-L1 was placed in the precisely designated orbit.

“It feels like a dream coming true. Aditya L-1 has successfully

embarked on its 125-day journey”, a beaming Nigar, a native of

Shencottah in Tenkasi district of Tamil Nadu, said.

“As and when the Aditya L-1 fulfills all its mission objectives,

it will be an asset for the country and the global scientific

community”, she said and thanked the entire team for their full

support and guidance in making this mission–right from day one

to the successful launch– possible,”.

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