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Mission failure: South Korean rocket launch to deploy dummy satellite in orbit is unsuccessful

1 month ago   |   By RT

South Korea failed in its mission on Thursday to put a test payload in orbit using its first home-developed space rocket, the Korea Space Launch Vehicle II.
Though the rocket was launched successfully on Thursday evening, achieving an altitude of 700km, the deployment of the payload - a dummy satellite - into orbit was not successful.
“Unfortunately, we did not fully reach our goal,” President Moon Jae-in said following the launch, explaining that the attempt to put a “dummy satellite into orbit remains an unfinished mission.”
South Korea's Nuri rocket lifts off from Naro Space Centre...
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South Korea tests 1st domestically made rocket as it pursues satellite launch program

South Korea tests 1st domestically made rocket as it pursues satellite launch program

1 month ago   |   By NPR

After relying on other countries to launch its satellites since the early 1990s, South Korea is now trying to become the 10th nation to send a satellite into space with its own technology.
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S Korea test launches 1st domestically made space rocket

S Korea test launches 1st domestically made space rocket

1 month ago   |   By Star Tribune

South Korea test launched its first domestically produced space rocket on Thursday in what officials describe as an important step in the country's pursuit of a satellite launch program.
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