Coronavirus pandemic has brought the world to stand still with over ten million positive cases. Major economies of the world are in lockdown and are practising social distancing in order to prevent further spreading of COVID-19.
Apart from financial and medical support from the government, people need moral support as well as they are locked in their home maintaining social distancing. In order to unite people of India, Pm Modi ordered Janta curfew which received an enormous response from the nation.
Soon after Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked people of India to shut off the lights and amid darkness light Diya, candles or mobile flashlights on April 5th at 9 pm, people were excited and were eagerly waiting to follow the order of their PM.
The time came and the nation saw historic response from every corner of the country as lights went off and people came to their balconies and gates, with diyas in hand on April 5 at 9 pm for 9 minutes. People were enchanting together with patriotic slogans — ” Bharat Mata ki Jai and Vande Matram”.
Meanwhile, astronauts aboard International Space Station captured the photograph of India from space. Image of India on April 5, 9 pm looks stunning in dark with several spots of yellow lightings. Larger spots signify major cities like Delhi. Ahmedabad, Chennai, Bangalore Hyderabad, coastal regions of India, moonlit sky, space view of river — Ganga and at last massive lightning storm to which Virts said as a magical performance that inspire and awe.
Moreover, International Space Station is a habitable artificial satellite in low Earth orbits. Launched in 1998, it is the largest artificial body in the orbit that can be seen by naked eyes on several occasions. The station is suited for the testing of spacecraft systems and equipment required for missions to the Moon and Mars. ISS revolves around the at a height of around 400 km and it completes 15.54 orbits per day.