Chandrayaan-2 landing in moon orbit is expected to take place on Saturday at 1:55 am

New Delhi: With Chandrayaan-2's soft landing on moon, India looks to create history tonight by becoming the first nation to reach 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. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and 60 schoolchildren will witness the nail-biting moments of the soft landing live from ISRO's control room in Bangalore. 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 onward 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: Here are the channel numbers:

DISH: 761
DEN: 368

Viewers can tune in to the the Press Information Bureau’s YouTube channel if they want to watch the landing online.

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