MAX (MAgnetic field eXploration) LAB

    Payload Instruments for

   Astronomy & Space Science

       School of Space Research, Kyung Hee University, South Korea


Korea Pathfinder Lunar Orbiter (KPLO) is the first lunar exploration mission in Korea. It was launched on 5 August 2022 (KST) and its mission life will be until 2025. KPLO MAGnetometer (KMAG) is one of the instruments on KPLO. KMAG will measure DC and low-frequency magnetic field variations near the lunar surface and provide a 3D map of lunar magnetic fields. Go To KMAG


The Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute (KASI) is participating as a South Korean partner in the Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS) of NASA. KASI selelected four instruments for CLPS program. The Lunar Surface MAGnetometer (LSMAG) instrument is one of them and the scientific mission objective is the moon's surface magnetic field investigation. Go To LSMAG