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Korean Solar-Powered Drone Marks the World’s Third Successful Entry into the Stratosphere

Korean Solar-Powered Drone Marks the World’s Third Successful Entry into the Stratosphere

DAEJEON, Aug. 25 (Korea Bizwire) – The Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) announced Thursday that its EAV-3, a solar-powered drone, completed a successful 90-minute flight in the Earth’s stratosphere, some 18.5 kilometers above the surface of the earth, on August 12. This also made the aircraft the world’s third of its kind to successfully enter [...]

Korea to Push for Development of Drones, Autonomous Vehicles

Korea to Push for Development of Drones, Autonomous Vehicles

SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Korea Bizwire) – The South Korean government has set a concrete strategy for technology development related to drones and autonomous vehicles, and will implement the plans by next year. The Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning announced that it held a meeting on August 9 where high officials of nine central government [...]

Korea to Commercialize Tilt-rotor Drone by 2023

Korea to Commercialize Tilt-rotor Drone by 2023

SEOUL, April 14 (Korea Bizwire) – A new step in the development of Korea’s unmanned aerial vehicle technology has been reached with the introduction of a tilt-rotor drone that can take-off and land vertically like a helicopter, but is also capable of fast flight like an airplane. On April 10, the Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) introduced the [...]

Korean Government to Support Space Industry in New Satellite Project

Korean Government to Support Space Industry in New Satellite Project

SEOUL, Dec. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — The Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning (MSIP) announced that it is going to develop and launch two medium sized 500 kg satellites with Korean technology before 2020. The purpose of this program is the expansion of the Korean space industry, and the speedy commercialization of aerospace technology in [...]