#Chandrayaan2 | Chandrayaan-2 is all set to become India’s first spacecraft to land close to the lunar south pole in a few hours from now. 47 days after it was launched on 22 July 2019, Vikram, Chandrayaan-2 lander, shall decide the exact spot for a soft landing on the lunar surface between 1:30 am and 2:30 am on 7 September 2019. If all goes as planned, the touch down will take place 78 seconds later. Eyes and hopes of 130 crore Indians are glued to ISRO’s Moon Mission for no other space agency in the world has commissioned to reach the Moon’s south pole! This iconic feat does make India’s first-ever rover-based space mission on Moon, a source of a script for filmmakers in Bollywood.
What better way to study Chandrayaan 2 than bring the struggles and sacrifices, that went into making the mission a success, on the silver screen? Besides, the box office performances of several past films are a testimony that the Indian audience has developed an appetite for sci-fi thrillers. Scroll to check out five projects inspired by iconic Indian missions.