National Geographic Channel announces "Live From Space" global premiere date

National Geographic Channel announces "Live From Space" global premiere date
Photo Credit: National Geographic Channel

Photo Credit: National Geographic Channel

National Geographic Channel had announced yet another ground-breaking special that will premiere globally in March.

The two-hour special, Live From Space, with emphasis of LIVE, will air live footage from the International Space Station and Mission Control in Houston in 171 countries.

This unprecedented viewing experience will provide unique access of the $100 billion studio that is over 400km above Earth's surface.

Viewers can expect a fully guided tour of the International Space Station by on-board astronauts Rick Mastracchio and Koichi Wakata as well as their daily life in zero-gravity.

From left: Astronauts Rick Mastracchio, Mike Hopkins and Koichi Wakata / Photo Credit: Wikipedia

From left: Astronauts Rick Mastracchio, Mike Hopkins and Koichi Wakata / Photo Credit: Wikipedia

And as the Intertional Space Station orbits Earth every 90 minutes, viewers are quite literally taking a trip around the world, and will get the chance to see incredible shots of the planets, from sunset and sunrise, to city lights and green aurora, to lightning storms and shooting stars.

And through this incredible journey, viewers will be able to chat via video with Mastracchio and Wakata and have their faces boardcasted as part of the program.

This first-of-its-kind second-screen experience will allow viewers to track the space station while exploring the interests of people under its path.

Details on how this "social-media telescope" are still being worked out, so I will keep you updated once more information is available.

Until then, keep yourself tuned to National Geographic Channel and OKJ Discoveries!