ISRO launched Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft from the second launch pad at Satish Dhawan Space Centre on 22 July 2019 at 2.43 PM IST to the Moon by a Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark III. This is ISRO's 2nd Lunar exploration mission after Chandrayaan-1.
The Spacecraft is scheduled to land on the Moon on 7 Septemberr 2017, 45 days after its launch. The next lunar-bound orbit manoeuvre is scheduled on September 1, 2019, between 6 pm and 7 pm IST, to enter it into its final orbit passing over lunar poles at a distance of about 100 km from the Moon's surface.
ISRO twitted this on there handle today to announce the successful Fourth Lunar bound orbit maneuver for Chandrayaan-2
Take a look at the first Moon image captured by #Chandrayaan2 #VikramLander taken at a height of about 2650 km from Lunar surface on August 21, 2019.— ISRO (@isro) August 22, 2019
Mare Orientale basin and Apollo craters are identified in the picture.#ISRO pic.twitter.com/ZEoLnSlATQ
Earlier this week on Thursday 28 August 2019, Chandrayaan-2 completed it's third lunar bound orbit maneuver. Following the first and second Lunar bound orbit maneuver 20 August 2019 and 21 August 2019 respectively.
The whole India is waiting for Chandrayaan-2 to land on Moon on 7 September 2019 while the whole world watching us. ISRO did a fantastic job on Chandrayaan-2