The launch of the first Korean lunar orbital module was postponed due to technical problems with the SpaceX missile

The launch of the first Korean lunar orbital module was postponed due to technical problems with the

The first Korean mission to launch a space module into the lunar orbit will be postponed for at least two days due to the need for additional maintenance of the SpaceX missile. This was announced by the South Korean Ministry of Science and Information Technology.

The Moon Orbiter Lunar Orbiter orbital module of Korea Pathfinder.

The Ministry stated that the launch was postponed for the same time, but now on Friday. According to Korean officials, SpaceX had notified the cancellation of the launch, finding out during the next inspection that additional maintenance was needed.

The 678-kilogram Danuri is already in the space centre in Florida and is currently being prepared. The Korea Aerospace Research Institute expects that the orbital module will reach the Moon and begin flying around the Earth satellite in December and will continue to do so for a year, until December 2023, with planned research.