Celebrate Chandrayaan-3’s success with sci-fi streaming this weekend

Celebrate Chandrayaan-3’s success with sci-fi streaming this weekend

Explore asteroid encounters, astronauts, and gripping sci-fi narratives.

Celebrate Chandrayaan-3

Mumbai: We're soaring higher than ever before, riding the waves of Chandrayaan-3's historic lunar landing! If this has ignited your fascination with space exploration, then we’re here to take you on an astronomical ride! Tag along as we celebrate this remarkable achievement, venturing into the depths of the cosmos with these five titles that promise an out-of-the-world escape. From asteroid encounters, and astronauts, to gripping science fiction and intergalactic conflicts, these narratives allow you to traverse the marvels of outer-space. So, here’s to lifting off into a world of cosmic wonders!

Apollo 1

Platform: Audible

Step into a time machine and journey back to Apollo’s first moon landing when astronauts Gus Grissom, Ed White, and Roger Chaffee entered a new spacecraft atop a colossal Saturn rocket at Florida's Kennedy Space Center. Little did they know, this routine rehearsal would seal their fate, never allowing them to leave the craft alive. The Apollo 1 disaster could've spelled the end of space aspirations, yet it didn't—instead, it spurred a complete spacecraft overhaul that propelled humanity toward its ultimate goal: moonwalking. Don’t miss out on 'Apollo 1' as it unravels the spellbinding saga of these fearless space daredevils, the catastrophe that shook them, and the mind-bending transformation that followed.

Rocket Boys

Platform: Sony LIV

Drawing inspiration from the Pokhran nuclear test, code-named Operation Smiling Buddha, Indian scientists are gearing up for a daring mission to test their very first nuclear bomb. All this while the possibility of war hangs in the balance. There's a clash between their ambitions and ethical uncertainties as India's space program takes off amidst a shuffle in the top leadership. Catch Jim Sarbh, Ishwak Singh, Regina Cassandra, and Saba Azad take on the roles of Dr. Homi J Bhabha, Dr. Vikram Sarabhai, Mrinalini Sarabhai, and Parvana 'Pipsy' Irani and immerse yourself in a thrilling mix of history, drama, and pure entertainment!

Asteroid: Discovery

Platform: Audible

The gripping trilogy from a master storyteller - Bobby Akart, the  Gunner Fox series begins with Asteroid: Discovery. Gunner Fox, a United States Air Force fighter pilot and Earth scientist discovers an asteroid on a collision course with Earth. In the history of our planet, five extinction-level events have occurred caused by asteroids. Gunner Fox serves up evidence for the astonishing fragility and unpredictability of life. It is a testament to the reality that everything we have can be diminished at the mercy of invisible forces, the very forces that made our existence possible a few hundred thousand years ago.

Rocketry: The Nambi Effect

Platform: Amazon Prime

Sweep away on a riveting cinematic journey into the life of Nambi Narayanan, an exceptional Indian rocket scientist. Nambi's narrative echoes that of legends; A brilliant mind with an all-consuming passion that ignites foes, painting him as a formidable adversary and an unstoppable force. But here's the twist: the film isn't just about entertainment; it's a challenge, urging you to embrace the duty of recognizing and exalting these exceptional contributors. Brace yourself, for this isn't your ordinary movie; it's a vibrant call to celebrate true brilliance!

Mission Over Mars

Platform: Zee 5

Buckle up for an electrifying tale that unfolds the awe-inspiring journey of India's Mars mission. Based on true events, this show beams you into India's audacious quest to conquer Mars. The spotlight is on four brilliant women scientists—Nandita Hariprasad, Moushumi Ghosh, Neetu Sinha, and Meghan Reddy—whose steely determination forms the beating heart of this story. Battling against the clock, wrestling with mind-bending technical puzzles, they sprint towards a mission that had the world collectively gaping in astonishment. This is not just a journey, it's India's highest flight—India ki sabse oonchi udaan—where every second sparks with drama and every triumph soars with triumph.a