Trailer of Akshay Kumar starrer film Mission Mangal has been launched today. The film is about how India made commendable achievements in space with Mars Orbiter Mission and has an array of actors including Vidya Balan, Taapsee Pannu, Sonakshi Sinha, Nithya Menen, Sharman Joshi and Kriti Kulhari.

The 2 minute and 52 seconds long trailer begins with Akshay Kumar’s voice saying, “There is no science without experiments,” leading to the visuals where his character demonstrates his plan to send a satellite to Mars.

Watch the trailer below:

The film, which is expected to release on August 15, is dedicated to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) scientists who worked on the Mars mission which was launched from the Sriharikota spaceport on November 5, 2013. The satellite placed itself on the orbit of Mars on September 24, 2014. Though the mission life was expected to be six months, the satellite completed 1000 days in 2017 and still continues to give information to India.

Akshay Kumar tweeted this morning talking about how the team is ready for the trailer launch. He also posted a picture of the Mission Mangal cast.

When the trailer was launched at 1:30 pm today, the star took to Twitter again to share the trailer with the world.