New Delhi: Nationwide Geographic on Tuesday introduced that it’s all set to take its viewers on a as soon as in a lifetime expedition to witness a historic occasion within the nation’s house endeavours, the Chandrayaan-2 touchdown on September 6 at 1.30 a.m.-2.30 a.m.
The TV channel is bringing in NASA astronaut Jerry Linenger in an unique reside present the place he’ll share his experiences in house.
“India’s contribution towards space exploration over the years has been instrumental in unravelling discoveries beyond earth. Chandrayaan-2 is a breakthrough mission that will enable us to understand the presence of water on the Moon. This is not to benefit India but mankind across the globe” mentioned Linenger in a press release.
“I am excited to be witnessing this historic moment in India and will urge all to witness India making history,” he added.
Linenger is thought for surviving a fireplace throughout one of the dramatic missions in house historical past. He spent almost 5 months aboard the Russian Area Station Mir.
He was additionally an knowledgeable witness for the worldwide blockbuster Nat Geo 10-part collection, One Unusual Rock, which centered on the “against all odds” creation of planet Earth and of the emergence and sustainability of life on the planet.
The present will broadcast reside on Nationwide Geographic and Hotstar on September 6, 2019 at 11.30 p.m. and might be out there to viewers on Hotstar, anytime wherever.
On July 22, the Rs 978 crore Chandrayaan-2 was launched into house by India’s heavy elevate rocket Geosynchronous Satellite tv for pc Launch Automobile-Mark III (GSLV Mk III).
The spacecraft contains three segments – the Orbiter (weighing 2,379 kg, eight payloads), the lander ‘Vikram’ (1,471 kg, 4 payloads) and rover ‘Pragyan’ (27 kg, two payloads).