India will be carving a place for itself among the world’s space faring nations with ISRO’s Chandrayaan 2 landing as it attempts to become the fourth country to land on the moon after the former Soviet Union, US and China. If successful, Chandrayaan 2 will be the southernmost lunar landing ever on the moon’s surface. This will be a moment of national pride for India and to celebrate it, National Geographic, Star Plus, Star Bharat and Hotstar have come together to telecast the Chandrayaan 2 landing to viewers across 100+ countries.
National Geographic has a rich legacy in pushing the boundaries of exploration and bringing it alive through credible and immersive storytelling over the last 131 years. Star Plus and Star Bharat have built love among Indians through new and innovative stories that stimulate change. The coming together of these stellar forces aims at uniting Indians across 100+ countries to witness this historic mission.
“This event will be a historic and immensely proud moment for India. What ISRO and the team of scientists have achieved is nothing short of spectacular. The Star network believes in inspiring its viewers with path breaking content and we are delighted to provide our audience with the chance to witness the historic moment live” said Sanjay Gupta, Country Manager- Star & Disney India.
This milestone event will also include spectacular visuals, trivia and expert interviews to demystify the mission in an immersive and authentic way. The show will be telecast live on National Geographic, Hotstar, Star Plus and Star Bharat in India on September 6, 2019 from 11.30 PM IST (6:00 PM GMT), one hour before the scheduled touchdown. It will also air across 100+ countries and will be available to viewers on Hotstar anytime, anywhere.