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3rd Launch of Naro Rocket Pushed Back to 2013

Updated: 2012-12-04 00:00:00 KST
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Scientists say they will NOT attempt to launch Korea's first space rocket, the Naro this year, but it will be ready for take off sometime next year.
The Launch Preparation Committee said Monday that it is best that they take their time inspecting the rocket rather than rushing the process.
A planned launch of the rocket last week was postponed just minutes before the scheduled launch time and followed previous cancellations.
Next year's launch will be the third and final one, as Russia, which built the first stage of the two-stage rocket, only agreed to provide the thruster engine for a maximum of three attempts.


Reporter : ssung86@arirang.co.kr

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