Red Bull Media House has partnered with Berlin-based space pioneers PTScientists to be the exclusive production and media distribution partner for "Mission to the Moon," the first private company to land on the Moon. The association was announced at an event at the TV and MipTV market conference in Cannes.
Fifty years after the first humans set foot on the Moon, PTS scientists will embark on their mission to land on the Moon in the second half of 2019. "Mission to the Moon" will be a robotic space exploration mission led by Robert Böhme. You will return to the landing site of the Apollo 17 mission, and you will see the final tracks and the lunar buggy left behind on the lunar surface.
"Our goal is to create an 'Apollo moment' for a new generation." PTS scientists believe that space belongs to everyone and "Mission to the Moon" will make all they can explore space, "Böhme said in a statement. The mission is backed by Audi and Vodafone.
Transmitting live and using "cutting edge chip technologies" from Infineon, the ALINA spacecraft, the Autonomous Landing and Navigation Module, will transport a pair of lunar vehicles, developed by Audi, to explore the lunar environment and capture the first high-definition images of NASA's Apollo 17 landing site.
They will study NASA's Apollo 17 lunar vehicle that was used by the last astronauts, Eugene Cernan and Harrison Schmitt, to explore the Moon in 1972. Vodafone's experience in the network will be used to establish the moon's first 4G LTE network and it will allow the lunar Audi quattro rovers to communicate and transfer scientific data and HD video to ALINA, which will then transmit it to Earth.
Red Bull Media House will develop, produce and license live mission broadcasts, behind-the-scenes scenes, documentaries and other related content, including books, print editions of magazines and a soundtrack, as well as the management of broadcast channels. social networks of the project. and other media.
The coverage will include three live programs that offer HD images compatible with multiple devices from multiple camera angles. This will cover the beginning of the mission from Earth, the landing of ALINA on the Moon and the first vision of the original lunar roving vehicle, captured by Audi's lunar quattro.
There will be a documentary series, comprising three episodes of 52 minutes, which narrates the progress of the mission. This will be produced by Terra Mater Factual Studios, producer of "The Ivory Game", shortlisted for the 2017 Oscar documentary.