India’s second Moon mission Chandrayaan-2 lifted off onboard GSLV Mk III-M1 launch vehicle from Satish Dhawan Space Center at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh,, July 22, 2019(PTI FILE)
India’s second Moon mission Chandrayaan-2 lifted off onboard GSLV Mk III-M1 launch vehicle from Satish Dhawan Space Center at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh,, July 22, 2019(PTI FILE)

Here’s how you can watch Chandrayaan-2’s moon landing

Chandrayaan-2 mission, if successful, will make India only the fourth country to land a spacecraft on the moon and the first to explore its south pole.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2019 09:13 AM IST

Millions of Indians will keep a close eye as Indian Space Research Organisation’s (Isro) most ambitious mission Chandrayaan-2 will attempt to land on the moon’s south pole early on Saturday.

If successful, the Rs 978 crore mission will make India only the fourth country to land a spacecraft on the moon and the first to explore its south pole.

“… The lander is scheduled to a powered descent between 0100-0200 hours IST on September 07, 2019,” Isro has said a statement.

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The nail-biting landing will be streamed live on multiple platforms, including by Isro, and here’s how you can watch it:

* The space agency will be streaming from its main website here, just like its launch event on July 22.

* Isro will also update the landing on its Twitter handle

* The Press Information Bureau (PIB) will stream the landing through its YouTube page here.

* You can also get on Hotstar for Chandrayaan-2’s soft landing on the moon from 11:30pm on September 6.

* National Geographic is also set to broadcast Chandrayaan-2’s moon landing. The television channel is bringing in Nasa astronaut Jerry Linenger in a live show.

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