SpaceX launches South Korea’s first moon mission, an orbiter named Danuri

22:45 05.08.2022
South Korea is headed for the moon. Last night, the country launched its first-ever lunar mission—in fact, its first-ever mission beyond low Earth orbit. Formerly called the Korea Pathfinder Lunar Orbiter (KPLO), the mission, managed by the Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI), is now named Danuri, a play on the Korean words for “moon” and […]...