Transfer Over Soccer, Chandrayaan-3 Was YouTube’s Most-Watched Livestream

Earlier than Chandrayaan-3 got here alongside, soccer occupied all three prime slots on the checklist.

Within the technique of scripting historical past and getting into uncharted territory in area, Chandrayaan-3 was additionally breaking data proper right here on Earth. The livestream of the Vikram lander’s landing yesterday was watched by over 80 lakh folks on the similar time on YouTube, beating the earlier holder of the document by over 18 lakh.

In line with, the match between Brazil and Croatia through the FIFA World Cup in December 2022 had been watched concurrently by 61.5 lakh folks, breaking a document set simply 4 days earlier than that. The match in opposition to Croatia had overwhelmed the livestream for the Brazil vs South Korea match, which had drawn 52 lakh viewers. 

Each the matches have been streamed by a Brazilian channel, CazeTV, whereas the Chandrayaan-3 touchdown was streamed by the Isro Official channel. 

Earlier than Chandrayaan-3 got here alongside, soccer – and CazeTV – occupied all three prime slots on the checklist, with a match between Brazilian golf equipment Vasco De Gama and Flamengo seeing 48 lakh concurrent viewers in March this 12 months. 

A stream titled ‘Crew Demo-2’ by SpaceX and one titled ‘BTS Butter Official MV’ occupied the fourth and fifth locations, with 41 lakh and 37.4 lakh views respectively 

The Vikram lander created historical past yesterday by finishing up a profitable delicate touchdown close to the south pole of the Moon, making India the one nation on this planet to realize this feat. India additionally entered the elite membership of nations – Russia, the US and China – which have achieved a delicate touchdown on Earth’s solely pure satellite tv for pc.

The Pragyan rover rolled out hours after the landing. The lander and rover, that are carrying a complete of six scientific payloads, now have one lunar day – or 14 Earth days – to collect information.