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PSLV launch: Sunita beams down greetings
January 11, 2007 01:25 IST
India-born American astronaut Sunita Williams on Wednesday congratulated India's space scientists on the 10th successful launch of the PSLV rocket from the spaceport at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.
"Congratulations, what a great accomplishment," Sunita said, speaking via satellite from the International Space Station with journalists and students who gathered at the American Centre in New Delhi.
Responding to a query, she described India as 'colourful and really beautiful.'
As she signed off after a 10-minute interaction, it became clear that the success of the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, which carried four satellites into space, was still on her mind."Once again, congratulations for the spectacular Wednesday launch," she said.