Two-Hour Live Show to be aired on Friday at 8 pm on National Geographic Channel

Two-Hour Live Show to be aired on Friday at 8 pm on National Geographic Channel

'Live from Space', a spectacular two-hour television show consisting of two documentaries, will air from Mission Control in Houston on National Geographic Channel on Friday at 8 p.m. EDT/5 p.m. The show will feature live interviews with two astronauts: Rick Mastracchio and Japanese astronaut Koichi Wakata, who are currently working on research projects at the International Space Station (ISS).

O'Brien, host of the live show, said the main aim of the show is to tell viewers about the fully guided tour of the ISS and the challenges faced by astronauts at the ISS.

Researchers cited an incident, which took place last summer with Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano, when his helmet was filled with a half-gallon of water during a spacewalk for repairing the spacecraft. The live show will broadcast on NGC in 170 countries and on Channel 4 in the U.K.

O'Brien said the ISS is about 250 miles above surface of earth and orbits around the earth in 90 minutes at speed of 17,500 miles per hour. People will be able to see incredible shots of the planet from sunset and sunrise, to city lights and green aurora and from lightning storms and shooting stars.

Also, the two-hour live show illustrates the lifestyle of astronauts living in months of spacewalk like the way they sleep upside down, how they maintain personal hygiene and the way they use their toilet.

This show is the first ever show broadcasted that demonstrates the real-world value of the science conducted on the floating laboratory.


Popular Stories

Dr. Mark Wainberg dies after struggling in waters off Bal Harbour, Fla.

Famed microbiologist Dr. Mark Wainberg, who played... Read More

Microsoft patches NSA’s leaked Windows hacks

Microsoft Corp. has claimed that it has already... Read More

Las Vegas to offer clean needles through vending machines

Struggling to fight back soaring heroin and HIV... Read More

Nintendo announces new games for Switch

During the most recent Nintendo Direct, the mobile... Read More

Decomposed bat found inside package of salad: officials confirm

Fresh Express is recalling a limited number of... Read More

Future Google Pixel phones may feature curved screens

Tech giant Google Inc. has plans to introduce a... Read More