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The Korea Pathfinder Lunar Orbiter (KPLO), also known as Danuri, is South Korea's first mission to the Moon. Launched on top of a Falcon 9 (Block 5) in 2022-Aug-4, the orbiter is tasked with surveying lunar resources such as water ice, uranium, helium-3, silicon, and aluminium, and produce a topographic map to help select future lunar landing sites. It will arrive in a polar lunar orbit on 2022-Dec-16

Danuri (KPLO) being prepared for launch at Cape Canaveral, 2022-Jul-30

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