Twitter users hailed the achievements of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). Users posted congratulatory messages and showcased their patriotic fervour.
A post by ISRO on Friday's launch trended with 2.3K retweets and 12.1K likes.
"India's communication satellite #GSAT30 was successfully launched into a Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit by #Ariane5 #VA251. Thanks for your support !!!", the post read.
GSAT-30 derives its heritage from ISRO's earlier INSAT/GSAT satellite series and will replace INSAT-4A in orbit.
Vice President of India M. Venkaiah Naidu wrote on @VPSecretariat: "Congratulations to ISRO for the successful launch of India's latest telecommunication satellite #GSAT30 into a Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (GTO)A from Kourou launch base, French Guiana. @isro."
Union Minister Jitendra Singh wrote on @DrJitendraSingh: "KUDOS! #ISRO. For the successful launch of #GSAT30, Indian Telecommunication Satellite."
Former Union Minister and Lok Sabha Member Mahesh Sharma tweeted: "My heartiest congratulations to the team @isro for the successful launch of high power communication satellite #GSAT30 into Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit. Another day & another phenomenal accomplishment by our scientists. It is a proud moment for the entire nation. Jai Hind."
"Congratulations to #ISRO on achieving yet another milestone with the successful launch of high power communication satellite #GSAT30. May you create many more success stories in space with your dedication and hard work," wrote Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot.
A Tweeple remarked, "Another milestone, another satellite #GSAT30. India is flying high...."
"Saare jahan se achcha Hindustan hamara," read one post.
( With inputs from IANS )