The chief minister of UP Yogi Adithyanath made mention of Ritu Karidhal Srivastava and IIT-Kanpur.
The spacecraft will undergo a series of in-orbit manoeuvres in weeks to come to bring it in the vicinity of the moon.
Tech2's editor Ankit Vengurlekar talks to space journalist Srinivas Laxman, Siddharth Pandey, head of Amity's new Centre for Astrobiology about the launch, what the mission will do, and what to expect over the days to come.
Chandrayaan 2 launch: ISRO successfully injects rocket into orbit, moon landing scheduled for 7 September
Chandrayaan 2 is India's second moon mission that will attempt a soft landing on the moon in 47 days.
Chandrayaan 2 launch highlights: Successfully injected into orbit, moon landing scheduled for 7 September
GSLV MK-III has successfully injected Chandrayaan 2 into the defined orbit, Moon landing scheduled for 7 September.
All your burning questions pertaining to Chandrayaan 2, its payloads, onboard modules answered
The 20-hour countdown to launch of the GSLV MkIII from Sriharikota will begin at 6.43pm on Sunday.
Registration for the launch opens today on 19 July at 6.00 am. Here's how you can register.
Chandrayaan 2 launch date and time: After 'technical snag', ISRO announces revised date for launch on 22 July
Unlike the earlier launch at 2.45am in the morning, the rescheduled launch on 22 July will be at 2.43 pm.
Chandrayaan 2 is the follow-up mission to Chandrayaan 1 and is made up of the rover, orbiter and lander.
The mission launch was called off due to a technical snag, 56 minutes before the scheduled timing.
Daily Bulletin: Chandrayaan-2 mission launch called off today due to technical snag; Congress calls Karnataka MLAs for legislative party meet; day's top stories
ISRO's Chandrayaan 2 mission called off an hour before launch after technical snag; Congress calls Karnataka MLAs to meet today, as rebels refuse to budge; day's top stories
Chandrayaan 2 Mission Launch Highlights: Launch called off due to technical snag, revised dates at least 10 days away, says ISRO
The launch was originally scheduled for liftoff from Sriharikota on 15 July at 2.51 am IST.
The fix will take ten days after which ISRO can decide on a revised launch schedule, a source from ISRO reportedly said.
Many remarkable milestones are scattered across the history of ISRO since it was founded on 16 August 1969.
Many Indians claim they would carry the National flag with them when/if they went on a Moon mission.
The Chandrayaan-2 orbiter, lander & rover will be launched into Earth's orbit on the GSLV-MkIII in mid-July 2019.
With only a week left for the launch, all components of the mission have been integrated with the GSLV Mk-III.
Registration for the launch opens today on 4 July at 12.00 am. Here's how you register.
Interested people will be able to register themselves to view the launch event live from Sriharikota.