A black-and-white image of the Moon’s surface and Earth taken by South Korean lunar orbiter Danuri. Photo: Handout via AFP
A black-and-white image of the Moon’s surface and Earth taken by South Korean lunar orbiter Danuri. Photo: Handout via AFP
South Korea

South Korea’s first lunar orbiter Danuri sends photos of Earth, moon

  • Danuri was launched in August and entered lunar orbit in December; its photographs and videos will be used to choose potential moon landing sites
  • Nation has ambitious plans for outer space, including landing a spacecraft on the moon by 2032 and on Mars by 2045

A black-and-white image of the Moon’s surface and Earth taken by South Korean lunar orbiter Danuri. Photo: Handout via AFP
A black-and-white image of the Moon’s surface and Earth taken by South Korean lunar orbiter Danuri. Photo: Handout via AFP
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