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with less than an hour before launch India delayed its second mission to the moon on Monday the country space agency says a lift off was canceled over what it calls a technical snag India space research organization says a new launch date would be announced soon the unmanned mission Chandrayaan two aims to be the first to land on the moon the South Pole and deploy a lunar rover the I. S. R. as chairman has called the mission it's most complex to date they will one zero India's first mission in two thousand eight help confirm the presence of water on the moon if number two takes place it will be the third attempted lunar landing this year fifty years after the Apollo eleven first put men on the moon China's on manta China for was a success in January while Israel's bear sheet failed and crashed on the moon in April India's prime minister Narendra Modi's who recently won his second term in office has been aggressive with his space policy in March he announced his country shot down one of its own satellites making India one of only four countries known to have anti satellite weapons