The success of Chandrayaan-3 has become the center of special discussion not only in the country but also in the world. This success has infused a new energy in the country. In view of this, PM Modi has announced to observe August 23 as National Space Day. In fact, on August 23 itself, Chandrayaan-3 made a successful landing on the south pole of the Moon.
The Union Cabinet on Tuesday announced the celebration of National Space Day on August 23, when Chandrayaan-3 landed on the Moon. Addressing a press conference after the cabinet meeting, Union Minister Anurag Thakur congratulated the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) for its efforts and made the official announcement.
He said during the cabinet briefing, “The cabinet appreciated the historic success of ISRO scientists working for Chandrayaan-3 mission. It is a symbol of our strength on the global stage. It (Cabinet) also welcomes the move to observe August 23 as ‘National Science Day’.