Kolkata (Hindustan Times). After the successful landing of Chandrayaan-3 on the inaccessible surface of the moon, India’s sting is ringing all over the world. Scientists from other parts of the country as well as West Bengal have played a remarkable role behind this success.
Jayant Pal, a resident of Barasat in North 24 Parganas, Vijay Dai of Birbhum, Krishanu Nandi of Bankura and many other scientists were there who had forgotten to eat, drink and sleep for four months. Jayant Pal has done MSc and PhD from IIT Kharagpur. Vijay and Krishanu are MTech from Jadavpur University. Jayant was also included in the team of scientists who was handling the responsibility of the operation of Mission Chandrayaan. After that, Vijay and Krishanu are handling the responsibility of activity coordinators of rover Pragyan, which will land on the moon. Krishanu is a resident of Patrashair of Bankura. He was handling the responsibility of Chandrayaan’s successful landing at a time when his mother is seriously ill and is admitted in Bengaluru.
Scientist Piyush Kanti Patnaik, a resident of Pashkuda in East Medinipur, was also playing an important role in the Chandrayaan-3 mission. He is responsible for temperature control. After Chandrayaan’s successful landing, he said, “There is almost a festive atmosphere in the control room. However, he also said that the challenge is still bigger. There is more to travel in the future.”
Anuj Nandi, a resident of Islampur Ashrampada in North Dinajpur, is also associated with the Chandrayaan mission. He was also one of the members handling the responsibility of the entire operation.
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