The launch comes just over a week after India became the first nation to soft-land a spacecraft near the moon’s south pole.
The Aditya-L1 mission is a major milestone for India’s space program, and it is being hailed by political leaders as a sign of India’s growing technological prowess.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated the scientists and engineers at the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for the successful launch.
“Our tireless scientific efforts will continue in order to develop better understanding of the universe for the welfare of entire humanity,” Modi said in a tweet.
The Aditya-L1 mission is expected to provide valuable insights into the sun’s atmosphere and its impact on space weather.
The mission is also seen as a stepping stone for future Indian solar missions, including a planned mission to send a probe to the sun.
The launch of Aditya-L1 is a major boost for India’s space program, and it comes at a time when India is seeking to increase its presence in the global space race.
The success of the mission will help to solidify India’s reputation as a leading spacefaring nation.
The mission is being funded by the Indian government, and it is a major showcase of India’s technological capabilities, the success of the mission will help to boost India’s economy and create jobs in the space sector.
The mission is also seen as a way for India to assert its soft power and influence on the global stage.