South Korea successfully launches satellite in its third attempt


South Korea successfully launches satellite in its third attempt-global-annal

South Korea’s finally succeeded in satellite launch through rocket in their third attempt. Korea Space Launch Vehicle-1 (KSLV-1) is the name of the vehicle that launched the satellite after taking off from Naro Space Center at 16:00 Hrs.

The rocket made by South Korea in collaboration with Russia for a three launch attempt weighed 140 tonnes and named Naro. The timing of this launch is critical as neighboring North Korea also recently launched satellite that met with criticism globally.

Source: BBC , CNN, CFR

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