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South Korea: First rocket launch successful

HOUSTON, WE HAVE NO PROBLEM A rocket takes off from a launch pad at the Naro Space Center in Goheung, South Korea, on Wednesday. South Korea said it had successfully launched a satellite into orbit from its own soil for the first time. After failing in 2009 and 2010, the launch is a culmination of efforts by South Korea to advance its space program and cement its standing as a technology powerhouse. AP

South Korea on Wednesday said it successfully launched a satellite into space from its own soil for the first time, a point of national pride that came weeks after archrival North Korea accomplished a similar feat to the surprise of the world.

Posted: January 31st, 2013 in Headlines,Infotech,Latest Technology Stories,Science and Research | Read More »

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