India’s second Moon mission, Chan-drayaan-2, has been scheduled to launch July 15 on its attempt to touch down on the southern part of the lunar surface, which would make India the first country to do so, according to K. Sivan, chairman of the state-run Indian Space Research Organi-zation. The mission will be launched at 2:51 a.m. local time aboard a GSLV Mk. 3 rocket from the Sriharikota spaceport in the south Indian city of Andhra Pradesh. “The 15-minute operation that will see ...

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