South Korea's First Domestically Made Rocket Fails to Deliver Payload Into Orbit

South Korea’s space agency launched its first domestically built rocket, Nuri, on October 21, but the planned deployment of a dummy payload into orbit did not go according to plan.

Reports citing comments made by President Moon Jae-in said that while the rocket completed its flight sequence, it failed to put the dummy satellite into orbit.

This footage, posted by the Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) on YouTube, shows the rocket launching from the Naro Space Center in Goheung. Credit: Korea Aerospace Research Institute via Storyful

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