The planned mission will take 48 days from liftoff to landing

22 July

Liftoff

13 August

Leaves

Earth’s orbit

20 August

Enters lunar

polar orbit

2 September

Lander

leaves orbiter

Earth

Moon

Early September

Lands near

south pole

Distance to moon 238,855 miles drawn to scale

2 September

Lander

leaves orbiter

22 July

Liftoff

13 August

Leaves

Earth’s orbit

20 August

Enters lunar

polar orbit

Earth

Moon

Early September

Lands near

south pole

Distance to moon 238,855 miles drawn to scale

2 September

Lander

leaves orbiter

22 July

Liftoff

13 August

Leaves

Earth’s orbit

20 August

Enters lunar

polar orbit

Earth

Moon

Early September

Lands near

south pole

Distance to moon 238,855 miles drawn to scale