The son of a Bengali farmer, Chandrakanta Kumar is a key part of Chandrayaan-2, India's most ambitious space project. Even though the launch of the lunar mission was postponed, the family could not be any more proud their son's achievements. Chandrakanta's father, Madhusudan Kumar, who lives in Shibpur village in Hooghly district with his wife, was up all night on Sunday to catch the launch live along with the entire village. After joining Isro in 2001, Chandrakanta climbed the ladder steadily to become a key scientist in the prestigious Chandrayaan-2 project.
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