South Korea held a final dress rehearsal Wednesday for its third attempt to send a satellite into orbit and join an elite space club that includes Asian powers China, Japan and India.
Image provided by Korea Aerospace Research Institute in October shows the Korea Space Launch Vehicle at the Naro Space Center in Goheung. South Korea is hoping to join an elite space club that includes Asian powers China, Japan and India.
After two previous failures in 2009 and 2010, the 140-tonne Korea Space Launch Vehicle (KSLV-I) is scheduled to blast off some time after 4:00pm (0700 GMT) Thursday from the Naro Space Center on the south coast.
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