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Here Is How You Can Watch Chandrayaan-2’s Historic Landing On Moon Tonight

The world, especially India with a close eye, awaits to watch Indian Space Research Organization’s ambitious Chandrayaan-2 attempt to land on the farther side of the moon in the wee hours of Saturday. If ISRO is able to successfully make a touchdown, India will become the fourth country to reach the celestial body’s South Pole. For facts, the dark southern far side of the moon is never visible from Earth.

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Earlier, it has been confirmed by ISRO that the Moon-Lander, Vikram, had been separated from the ship and has been maneuvering the moon, inching closer to its surface. ISRO expects the moon-lander to make a touchdown between 1:30 am and 2:30 am on Saturday.

Meanwhile, the rover Prgayan will begin its voyage of the moon between 5:30 am and 6:30 am. Pragyan’s itinerary involves scanning the moon’s surface for water and click high-resolution images of the same. The lander Vikram and rover Pragyan’s lifespan is 14 days.

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Stream the Landing Here

Interestingly, the nail-biting landing will be streamed live by ISRO on several platforms. Here are all the platforms where you can watch the historic landing:

  • The space agency will be streaming from its main website here
  • You can also watch Chandrayaan-2’s landing; on ISRO’s Twitter handle
  • The Press Information Bureau (PIB) will stream the landing through its YouTube page here.
  • You can also stream Chandrayaan-2’s landing on the moon on Hotstar from 11:30 pm on September 6.
  • National Geographic will broadcast Chandrayaan-2’s moon landing. The television channel is bringing in NASA astronaut Jerry Linenger in a live show.

Made at a cost of Rs. 981 crores, Chandrayaan-2 lifted off from Andhra Pradesh’s Sriharikota on July 23.

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