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Technical Glitch Delays South Korean Satellite Launch
2012-10-26 14:39:25

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online South Korea's space agency planned on launching a satellite from its own soil today, but said it will be delaying the attempt due to a gas leak. The Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) was forced to postpone the attempt due to a last-minute technical glitch, hindering the company from trying to restore its launch reputation. Kim Seung-jo, KARI's space agency chief, said engineers found a gas leak in the link between the...


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