The word jubilant has appeared in 103 articles on NYTimes.com in the past year, including on July 14 in “India Launches Lunar Mission With a Shot at Winning This Year’s Moon Race” by Kenneth Chang and Hari Kumar:
On Friday, the mood in the mission control room was jubilant after the spacecraft’s successful trip to orbit was confirmed. Optimism about Chandrayaan-3 also pervaded some Indian space enthusiasts who traveled to view the launch in person.
Neeraj Ladia, 35, the chief executive of Space Arcade, an astronomy equipment maker, was parked among around 100 cars viewing the launch five miles from the ISRO campus at Sriharikota.
“This time it will be a soft landing, definitely,” he said, referring to setting down on the moon in one piece. He added, “That is why the mood is very positive this time.”
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