With Chandrayaan 2's soft landing on moon, India looks to create history tonight by reaching closest to the moon's south pole. Chandrayaan 2 is scheduled for a powered-descent between 1 am and 2 am tonight, followed by its touchdown between 1:30 am and 2:30 am. Chandrayaan 2, India's second attempt to land on the moon's surface, is the most complex mission ever undertaken by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). Prime Minister Narendra Modi and 60 schoolchildren will witness the nail-biting moments of the soft landing live from ISRO's control room in Bengaluru.The moon lander Vikram that separated from its orbiting mothership has already performed two manoeuvres to lower its altitude for a perfect touchdown. You can watch the milestone moment of the soft landing of Chandrayaan 2 on your TV, live stream it online on desktop or mobile. Here's all you need to know about India's moon mission.
When To Watch Chandrayaan 2 Moon Landing:
You can track the events of Chandrayaan 2's landing from 1 am tonight. The crucial moments of descent will take place from 1:40 am onwards and at 1:55 am, the Chandrayaan 2 moon mission is scheduled to land on the lunar surface.
The rover Pragyan will roll out from the moon lander on Saturday morning between 5:30 am and 6:30 am.
Where To Watch Chandrayaan 2 Moon Landing:
How and where to watch Chandrayaan 2 moon landing on TV News Channel:
You can tune into NDTV for Live Chandrayaan 2's moon landing and updates on your TV. Here are the channel numbers:
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Where to see LIVE streaming of Chandrayaan 2's moon landing:
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The Vikram lander's moon landing attempt will also be live streamed on the ISRO YouTube channel, starting 1:10 am on Saturday.
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The Chandrayaan 2 lifted off from its launch pad at Andhra Pradesh's Sriharikota on July 23 on board the giant heavy-lift rocket GSLV Mark 3.