Mars mission massive achievement : B Town

Updated - April 20, 2016 06:05 am IST

Published - September 24, 2014 02:01 pm IST - MUMBAI

India Wednesday created space history by becoming the first country in the world to enter Mars’ orbit in its maiden attempt. Expressing their joy, Bollywood stars say that it is a “historic” moment for all Indians.

India’s Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) sped over 650 million km through deep space for over nine months to reach the Red Planet’s orbit.

Here is what B-town tweeted:

Amitabh Bachchan: #Mangalyaan..Bharat Mata ki Jai!! Historic! Only country to have succeeded in first attempt, on budget less than Hollywood film! (sic)

Akshay Kumar: Woke up to the great news of #Mangalyaan, the cheapest Mars mission ever! What a great achievement. Congrats @ISRO #ProudIndian

Madhur Bhandarkar: Mangalyaan enters the Mars Orbit. An emotional & proud day for ISRO & all Indians as we have achieved this feat in first attempt! Jai Hind!

Abhishek Kapoor: Mangal mangal..#Mangalyaan.. Massive achievement for #ISRO Jai hind!

Shahid Kapoor: Mangalayan reaches Mars on 1st attempt. Big respect. #proudindian

Riteish Deshmukh: #Mangalyaan Every Indian should be proud of this achievement. Congratulations team @isro.

Nikhil Chinapa: Well done @isro! Now following @MarsOrbiter :)

Kunal Kohli: #ISRO #Mangalyaan #Mars #FirstAttempt #NeahNeahNeahNeahNeah

Mohit Chauhan: #Mangalyaan... A historic n proud moment for every Indian. Congratulations is a small word... So is Thank you. #ISRO scientists take a bow!

Sophie Choudry: Woohoo make some “space” ... #Mangalyaan coming through! Congrats @isro @MarsOrbiter ... First attempt successful! So awesome! #proudindian

Virr Das: I love how “Dude! Your MOM went to Mars” is now a legitimate and sensible sentence. Congrats!!!! #isro #Mangalyaan

Ranvir Shorey: Congratulations, @isro, and thank you for making us proud. Wish for more such moments.

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