Chandrayaan-2 is India's second lunar exploration mission after Chandrayaan-1. Developed by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), the mission was launched from the second launch pad at Satish Dhawan Space Centre on 22 July 2019 at 2.43 PM IST (09:13 UTC) to the Moon by a Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark III (GSLV Mk III). It consists of a lunar orbiter, a lander, and a lunar rover named Pragyan, all of which were developed in India. The main scientific objective is to map the location and abundance of lunar water.
The lander and the rover will land on the near side of the Moon, in the south polar region at a latitude of about 70° south on 7 September 2019.
The Israeli lander was not successful, and crashed to the lunar surface after a telemetry error. Will the Chandrayaan-2 succeed?
Will Chandrayaan-2 softly land on the moon on any day in September 2019?
The question resolves positively if the lander is sufficiently intact upon landing so that the carried rover, the Pragyan rover, has functioning control and motor dynamics for at least 1 hour after impact.