Where and how to watch Chandrayaan 2’s Moon landing live tonight

Where and how to watch Chandrayaan 2’s Moon landing live tonight
Chandrayaan 2's lander, Vikram, and rover, PragyaanISRO

  • Chandrayaan 2’s lander, Vikram will attempt to soft land near the Moon’s South Pole between 1:30 am and 2:30 am on 7 September 2019.
  • National Geographic will live stream the event, which will be hosted by a National Aeronautics and Space Administration astronaut, Jerry Linenger.
  • Hostar will also live stream the event through their platform.
India’s is going to become the first country in the world to land near the Moon’s South Pole tonight and the whole world is waiting to watch Chandrayaan 2 land.

After seven weeks of maneuvering through space and Chandrayaan 2’s lander, Vikram, is finally reach to make its approach.

This will be the “15 most terrifying moments” for the Indian Space Research Organisation, according Chairman K Sivan.

Chandrayaan 2’s lander, Vikram, separately from the orbiter on 2 September 2019 and is currently in the process of putting itself in the correct position to begin its soft-landing.


It’s a milestone for India since it will be landing one of the most cratered regions on the Moon — that too with indegenious built technology for the first time.

Chandrayaan 2 will also make India the fourth country to soft-land on the lunar surface, if it’s successful.

Here’s where and how to watch Chandrayaan 2 land on the Moon:

National Geographic will be hosting the live broadcast on 7 September 2019 between 1.30 am to 2.30 am. The show will be hosted by National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) astronaut, Jerry Linenger.

Linenger will walk viewers through the soft landing and also share his own experiences in space with them, according to the channel.

Hotstar users can also watch the Moon landing live through the streaming platform.

ISRO will also be live streaming the event from the Satellite Control Centre (SCC) in Bengaluru. The feed will be able on ISRO’s official site as well as through their channel on YouTube.

See also:
Chandrayaan 2 is not just looking for water on the moon

China’s lunar rover does what India’s Chandrayaan 2 is hoping to do on the Moon’s South Pole

Chandrayaan 2 will give India bragging rights even if it doesn’t find water