A part of the funding will be also used to broaden the possibilities of the lander for the third commercial mission and beyond.
NASA had asked 11 companies to carry out studies, produce prototypes of human landers for the Artemis program.
The 2 other contracts for lunar landers, with Astrobotic and Intuitive Machines, are slated to launch in 2021.
Three American firms have been tasked with sending instruments & equipment to the Moon for the Artemis program.
His vision is shared by Elon Musk's SpaceX and aerospace incumbents like United Launch Alliance.
So far, ISRO engineers have not decisively announced if the Chandrayaan-2 launch is delayed or postponed.
Instruments on China's Chang'e-3 moon mission survived 60 lunar nights & continue to be in operation.
While no financial details were disclosed, the deal could reportedly be worth tens of millions of dollars.
Beijing plans to send another lander, Chang'e-5, later this year to return with samples from the far side.
If successful, the mission will be Israel's first lunar spacecraft and the country's first private one.
The Chang'e-4 mission is also part of China's ambitions to further its space and geopolitical goals.