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By R.K. Radhakrishnan
Informing the Lok Sabha of the second test flight of the indigenously-made GSLV, he said ``the experimental communication satellite, GSAT-2, was injected precisely into the planned geo-synchronous transfer orbit.''
``This is a matter of great pride to all Indians. I am sure the House would join me in congratulating all the ISRO personnel and its associated research laboratories and industrial units for reaching yet another landmark in space,'' Mr. Vajpayee said.
The Vice-President, Bhairon Singh Shekhawat, described the launch as a ``great milestone'' in the country's space programme and said the entire country rejoiced over "this achievement of our space scientists and technologists...''. PTI
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