Chandrayaan 2: "Would Be An Honour To Witness Our Country Making History" B'wood-TV Celebs Akshay Kumar, Karan Tacker & Others Cheer For India's Historic Mission!
Launched on July 22, Chandrayaan 2 will attempt a touchdown near the moon’s south pole in wee hours of Saturday, between 1 -2 am.
Check them out below:
Akshay Kumar: It would be an honour to witness our country making history. Waiting to watch #Chandrayaan2tonight on@hotstar. Great work@NatGeoIndia. #IndiaMakesHistory.
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) September 6, 2019
Karan Tacker: Looking forward to tonight, india making history all over again !#Chandrayaan2Live @isro.
— Karan Tacker (@karantacker) September 6, 2019
Minissha Lamba: How excited are you about India's moon landing tonight?? Will you watch it on TV this evening?? #Chandrayaan2 #Chandrayaan2Live #Chandrayaan2Landing #ISRO #india #Moonmission
— Minissha Lamba (@Minissha_Lamba) September 6, 2019
Shekhar Kapur: On the far side of the moon. A remarkable moment is about to happen. Vikram lander is about to pay a visit #Chandrayaan2 @isro
— Shekhar Kapur (@shekharkapur) September 2, 2019
Chef Ranveer Brar(who appeared on Masterchef India as judge): Another milestone in the making... Wishing @ISRO and team #Chandrayaan2 the bestest.. #cantwait :)
— Ranveer Brar (@ranveerbrar) September 6, 2019
The milestone event will be telecast live across many channels including GECs. ISRO will telecast the updates on its website, isro.gov.in from its control room. The same will stream on the Press Information Bureau (PIB) YouTube channel and Twitter page. Also channels like Colors TV, Star Plus, National Geographic, Star Bharat have announced they would stream it LIVE. Their video streaming services Hotstar and Voot would also cover it LIVE. The event can be caught LIVE from 11.30 pm (6:00 PM GMT) on Star Plus, Star Bharat, NGC and Hotstar tonight which is 1 hour before the scheduled touchdown. On the other hand Group CEO & Managing Director of Viacom 18 just dropped a tweet announcing they would go LIVE with it at 1 am and it would be streaming on all the regional channels of Colors along with Colors Infinity and video streaming service Voot.
ISRO will telecast the updates on its website, isro.gov.in from its control room. The same will stream on the Press Information Bureau (PIB) YouTube channel and Twitter page.
This weekend, we'll all be over the moon!
The moment 130 crore Indians have been enthusiastically waiting for is here! In a few hours, #Chandrayaan2 will descend on the Lunar South Pole, making India the first country to do so.
What a proud day for all of us as Indians. pic.twitter.com/gH3oXEgD7n
— Sudhanshu Vats (@Sudhanshu_Vats) September 6, 2019
Tonight, while half the world is asleep, India will be making history. Where will you be as #IndiaMakesHistory? Watch the live broadcast on #Chandrayaan2Live, tonight at 11:30 PM, on #NatGeoIndia, @hotstartweets, @StarPlus & @StarBharat @ISRO
Powered by @BYJUS & @UltraTechCement pic.twitter.com/kg6BsxdV5Q
— Nat Geo India (@NatGeoIndia) September 6, 2019
Completed in an unbelievable budget of just Rs 978 crore, Chandrayaan 2 is an unmanned moon mission of India. According to ISRO, the cost of satellite was Rs 603 crore and GSLV MK III (which carried Chandrayaan 2) cost stood at Rs 375 crore.
On August 21, Chandrayaan 2 sent its first Moon image captured by Vikram Lander at a height of about 2,650 km from the lunar surface. The spacecraft comprises three segments—the Orbiter (weighing 2,379 kg, eight payloads), the lander Vikram (1,471 kg, four payloads), and rover Pragyan (27 kg, two payloads).
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