South Korea Launches Satellite
January 30 , 2013
Within weeks of North Korea’s successful launch of a rocket, South Korea also confirmed a successful launch of a satellite into the orbit from the Naro Space Center, near the city of Goheung, in the southern region of the East Asian country. The Korea Space Launch vehicle is a two-stage rocket carrying a research satellite and is likely to initiate a space research program in the country. The launch was telecast live on S Korea’s national TV.