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2009-08-25 11:58:47

South Korea's first space rocket blasted off Tuesday after a long-delayed launch, but failed to place a satellite into its designated orbit.

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2009-08-19 10:30:00

Minutes before the scheduled launch time, South Korea postponed the deployment of its first rocket on Wednesday.

2009-08-04 16:00:13

Cho Oh-ryun, a stellar South Korean swimmer nicknamed the Asian Seal, died of a heart attack Tuesday, hospital officials said. He was 56. Cho was found lying on the floor by his wife, Lee Seong-ran, at his home in Haenam, the Yonhap news agency reported.

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2009-08-02 06:11:17

South Korea will launch its first space rocket from its territory on August 11, following repeated delays due to technical problems, officials reported on Saturday.

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2009-07-17 14:00:16

The launch of South Korea’s first space rocket intended for July 30 is likely to be postponed to add more time for testing, according to a spokesman for the Korea Aerospace Research Institute.

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2009-07-14 14:48:03

South Korea plans to send its own satellite into orbit before the end of this month, space officials announced on Tuesday.


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