Mamata Banerjee's moon-related mix-up caused amusement and raised eyebrows.
She confused astronaut Rakesh Sharma with Bollywood personality Rakesh Roshan.
The incident occurred during ISRO's celebration of Chandrayaan 3's soft landing.
Rakesh Sharma, not Roshan, had the famous conversation with Indira Gandhi about India from space.
The mix-up quickly went viral on social media platforms.
Other political leaders have also exhibited misunderstandings about space-related matters.
Rajasthan's sports minister and Bihar Chief Minister made similar gaffes.
Despite the errors, both Nitish Kumar and Mamata Banerjee expressed pride in ISRO's achievements.
Reactions to the gaffes vary from finding them endearing to highlighting the need for well-informed leaders.
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