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Russian cosmonauts greet Kudankulam school children

IANS  |  Mumbai 

Two Russian cosmonauts from the (ISS) have greeted students of the Central School at Kudankulam in after receiving a letter from them, according to a statement from Russian state-run nuclear corporation

The company is the equipment for the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project being operated by the Nuclear Power Corp.

The letter from the ISS was written by cosmonauts and

"Out of more than 12,000 letters, the students' letter was chosen to be replied and the astronauts sent greetings," the statement said.

A video sent by showed the astroanuts displaying a picture taken by the children with Russian space pilot, during his visit to the school last year.

Artemyev said in the video that they had received a lot of letters and congratulations on the International Cosmonauts Day.

"One of those letters was unique. It was full of warmth and love and we could not resist ourselves from replying. The letter is written by school children from a village called Kundakulam in who study at Atomic Central School," he said.



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First Published: Sat, April 14 2018. 00:02 IST