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Isro's Chandrayaan-2 to land on Moon by September 6: All you should know

Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft's weight has been increased to ensure a smooth landing

Chandrayaan 2
If the Chandrayaan-2 mission becomes successful, it will become the second mission ever to land a rover near the lunar south pole

India's much-delayed second moon mission, Chandrayaan-2, finally got a launch window and is scheduled to take off between July 9 to 16 this year with an expected landing on the lunar surface by September 6.  After much delay, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) released the dates for the 3,290-kg Chandrayaan-2 which has three modules namely - orbiter, lander (Vikram) and rover (Pragyan). The Chandrayaan-2 mission will be launched using the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mk III (GSLV Mk III) from Sriharikota. The spacecraft might take 35 to 45 days to ...