Chandrayaan-3 will land on the lunar surface at 6.04 pm today. Ahead of the historic landing, National Geographic has now announced that Chandrayaan 3’s soft landing on the moon will be available for live-streaming on the National Geographic Channel and Disney + Hotstar starting at 4pm on Wednesday.
The streaming site posted on its Instagram handle, “Here’s your invitation to be a part of history. Watch India’s historic touchdown, Chandrayaan 3 live on #countdowntohistory on August 23 at 4pm on National Geographic and Disney Plus Hotstar.”
In such a situation you are also eager to see the next soft landing. So the live has started. You can view it instantly from your mobile. Gaurav Kapoor and leading space experts will host live.
India is set to become the first country to make a soft landing on the Moon’s South Pole, which is likely to yield water. Chandrayaan-3 entered lunar orbit on August 5.
Then, on August 6, 9, 14 and 16, orbit-lowering maneuvers were performed before both modules – rover and lander – separated on August 17.
Ahead of the historic landing, many Bollywood stars have expressed their reactions on social media. In Kaun Banega Crorepati 15, Amitabh Bachchan said, “When the moon rises in the evening, the footprints of our country will appear on the soil of that moon.”
R Madhavan, maker of Rocketry: The Nambi Effect, tweeted, “Chandrayaan-3 will be a total success– mark my words. Congratulations in advance to @isro for this incredible achievement.. I’m so happy and proud… also @NambiNOfficial Congratulations.. Vikas Engine once again performed well during the launch.”
Recently, National Geographic also released a special song to wish Chandrayaan-3’s successful soft landing and appreciate the efforts of the Indian Space Research Organisation.