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Space Rocket Naro Gets Transported to Launch Pad Updated: 2010-06-07 00:00:00 KST

Korea's satellite-carrying space rocket, Naro has now been transported to its launch pad in preparation for its lift-off on Wednesday.
According to the Korea Aerospace Research Institute the rocket left the assembly complex at the Naro Space Center at 8:15 a.m. this morning and arrived at the launch pad roughly one hour and 20 minutes later.
Before the rocket is placed vertically on the launch pad fuel and electronic cables will first be connected to Naro, then at around 3:30 p.m. engineers will begin the process of lifting the rocket using the erector arm.
Scientists are expected to conduct final checks on all vital mechanical systems until the late afternoon.
And on Tuesday just a day before the official launch a six-hour long final lift-off rehearsal will take place starting at 11 a.m.
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