South Korea launches first own space rocket ‘Nuri’
21 October 2021 | 2:35 pm
South Korea has launched its first domestically developed space rocket but failed to put its dummy payload into orbit, a setback in the country's attempts to join the ranks of advanced space-faring nations.
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