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S. Korea Successfully Deploys Precision Navigation Satellite to Boost GPS Accuracy, Flight Safety

S. Korea Successfully Deploys Precision Navigation Satellite to Boost GPS Accuracy, Flight Safety

SEOUL, June 23 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea successfully launched a precision aviation satellite Thursday to improve the accuracy and reliability of global positioning system (GPS) signals and better ensure flight safety, the government said. The satellite for the Korea Augmentation Satellite System (KASS), the country’s first precision GPS location augmentation system, lifted off from [...]

S. Korea Confirms Homegrown Space Rocket’s Satellite Orbit Deployment Capability

S. Korea Confirms Homegrown Space Rocket’s Satellite Orbit Deployment Capability

SEOUL, June 22 (Korea Bizwire) — A South Korean satellite has made two-way communication with its ground station, officials said Wednesday, confirming the success of the country’s first-ever self-powered satellite deployment project. South Korea on Tuesday successfully launched the 200-ton Nuri from Naro Space Center in the country’s southern coastal village of Goheung in a [...]

S. Korea Announces Plan to Launch Space Rocket on June 21 After Replacing Defective Part

S. Korea Announces Plan to Launch Space Rocket on June 21 After Replacing Defective Part

SEOUL June 17 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea announced Friday it plans to launch its homegrown space rocket next week, after aerospace engineers replaced a malfunctioning part in the oxidizer tank sensor, which forced the country to call off the rocket launch this week. The Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) canceled Thursday’s scheduled launch of [...]