ISRO chief diagnosed with cancer on Aditya L1 launch day, but… – India TV Hindi

ISRO Chief S. Somnath- India TV Hindi.

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ISRO Chief S. Somnath

New Delhi: Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is making new history every day. After successful missions like Chandrayaan-3 and Aditya L1 last year, ISRO is now gearing up for the Gaganyaan mission. The names of scientists going into space have also been decided. Now information has come out that ISRO chief S. Somnath, who played an important role in all these missions, was battling cancer.

Felt some trouble during Chandrayaan 3.

During an interview to Tarmac Media House, the ISRO chief revealed that he realized he had some health problems during the Chandrayaan-3 mission. Nothing was clear to me. But on the morning of Aditya L1’s launch, I got checked and found out I had cancer. After receiving this information, my friends and family were worried. He said that at that time we were all engaged in an important mission. I controlled myself.

Went to Chennai for treatment.

After the launch of Aditya L1 mission, I came to Chennai for better check-up and treatment. Stomach cancer was confirmed here. Along with this, the doctors said that this disease is genetic. After that surgery was done. Then the chemotherapy continued. He said that during this time his family members were very worried.

Currently on medication.

Giving the latest update on the disease, S. Somnath said that medicines are being given at present. After a few days of surgery, everything went well. He said that although this battle is yet to be fought, I am sure that I will win this battle. They say that now I am getting regular scans and check-ups and have now fully recovered. My full attention is now on ISRO’s next missions.

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