R Madhavan says ‘I deserve this’ on being trolled for claiming ISRO used ‘panchang’ for Mars mission

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It was ignorant on his half to say the ‘panchang’, an historic almanac primarily based on planetary positions, was utilized by Indian House Analysis Organisation (ISRO) to launch the Mars Orbiter Mission, actor R Madhavan stated on Sunday in an effort to quell the web criticism in opposition to him. a promotional occasion of his upcoming movie “Rocketry: The Nambi Impact” in Chennai final week, Madhavan had stated the ‘panchang’ has a celestial map of calculations on the positions of planets, how their gravitational forces act, its results, the photo voltaic flares, and many others. which was used whereas working in the direction of inserting the Mars Orbiter Spacecraft into orbit in 2014.

A video from the occasion went viral on social media over the weekend with many customers calling out the actor, in response to which Madhavan tweeted: “I deserve this for calling the Almanac the ‘Panchang’ in tamil. Very unaware of me. Although this can’t take away for the truth that what was achieved with simply 2 engines by within the Mars Mission. A report by itself. @NambiNOfficial Vikas engine is a rockstar (sic).”

Amongst those that hit out Madhavan for his feedback was famous Carnatic vocalist TM Krishna.

Taking a jibe on the actor’s assertion in his tweet, Krishna shared the hyperlink to Mars Orbiter Mission profile from ISRO’s official web site.

“Dissatisfied that @isro has not revealed this important data on their web site https://isro.gov.in/pslv-c25-mars-orbiter-mission/mars-orbiter-mission-p… Time to additionally contemplate a Mars Panchangam!” the singer wrote.

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A social media person stated it was unlucky to see Madhavan “formally turn out to be a whatsapp uncle from a chocolate boy (sic)”.

The ISRO had launched the low-cost Mars spacecraft on a homegrown PSLV rocket from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh in 2013 to check the Martian floor and mineral composition, and scan its environment for methane, an indicator of life on the Pink Planet.

India had in 2014 efficiently positioned the spacecraft in orbit round Mars in its very first try, becoming a member of an elite membership of nations with experience in house know-how.

Madhavan’s directorial debut “Rocketry” is a biopic on Nambi Narayanan, a former scientist and aerospace engineer of the ISRO, who was falsely accused of espionage.

The movie is scheduled to be launched in theatres on July 1.