Danuri: Facts about the Korea Pathfinder Lunar Orbiter (KPLO)

The Korea Pathfinder Lunar Orbiter (KPLO), officially named Danuri, is the Korea Aerospace Research Institute’s (KARI) first exploratory space mission outside of Earth’s orbit.

Danuri will launch on Aug. 2, 2022, atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida. The launch is scheduled for approximately 7:30 pm EDT (2330 GMT). You’ll be able to enjoy all the launch action here on Space.com and details on how to watch the launch online will be released closer to the time.

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