South Korea space rocket launch puts satellites in orbit

Tue, 21 Jun 2022 03:27:38 GMT
Space Daily

Seoul (AFP) June 21, 2022 South Korea said Tuesday it had successfully launched its homegrown space...

Seoul (AFP) June 21, 2022 South Korea said Tuesday it had successfully launched its homegrown space rocket and placed a payload into orbit in a "giant leap" for the country's quest to become an advanced space-faring nation. The Korea Satellite Launch Vehicle II, nicknamed Nuri and emblazoned with the South Korean flag, lifted off at 4:00pm (0700 GMT) from the launch site in Goheung on the southern coast, trailing a c