Focus on the moon


    Buckle up and prepare for a week-long journey past the Earth’s atmosphere as Discovery Channel rolls out exclusive features for “Space Week” starting Monday, November 25.

    The week launches with “Moonbound” as it follows the story of the only Indian team in Google Lunar XPRIZE, the largest incentivized competition, with the goal of landing a rover on the Moon and successfully bring back “Mooncasts” to Earth.

    Count down with ñReturn to the Moon: Seconds to Arrival” on Tuesday as it narrates the story of the world’s first privately funded moon mission. Learn that what it takes to make or break it in the history of private space travel is all in the landing.

    Wednesday brings about the “Truth Behind the Moon Landing” as active investigation persists in seeking conclusive proof that USA safely landed its own astronauts on the moon.

    Get to hear from new witnesses and scrutinize evidences presented by both supporting and opposing camps.

    To commemorate the 50th anniversary of humans landing on the moon, sit down for an intimate conversation with Apollo astronauts still with us. Discover what life was like in space and after in “Confessions from Space: Apollo” on Thursday.

    End the week with thrilling tales about two historic moon landings, Neil Armstrong’s first step on the moon and China’s landing on the lunar far side. “The Moon and Beyond” collates first-hand accounts, archival material, and brilliant graphics to tell the most iconic moments in the Apollo and Chang’e programs.

    Tune in to “Space Week” at 8:10 p.m. on November 25 only on Discovery Channel to learn more about Earth’s satellite and the extraordinary stories that inspire continued exploration to the moon and the universe around us.