THE WHOLE NATION WAS hooked to their screens watching ISRO's Chandrayaan 3 landing mission, and there were celebrations all around when it successfully achieved its objectives.
The major stars of Indian sports, too, were no exception to this. Sachin Tendulkar, who is known to follow major Indian space missions, tweeted praising the ISRO's dedication and hard work.
Subsequent Indian captains like Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma also joined in on the celebrations on social media.
Indian football captain Sunil Chhetri also chimed in with a world of thanks to the ISRO "superstars" as they reached for the moon and the stars.
Boxing world champion Nikhat Zareen was also among the proud Indians celebrating the Vikram Lander's safe descent.
ISRO's historic accomplishment truly seems to have transcended the boundaries of science and become a cultural moment for India; which the Indian elite sportspersons are very much a part of.