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S. Korea’s Indigenous Weather Satellite Successfully Launched

S. Korea’s Indigenous Weather Satellite Successfully Launched

SEOUL, Dec. 5 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s first indigenous geostationary weather satellite, the Chollian-2A, intended to enhance the country’s weather monitoring system, successfully made initial contact with a ground station after blasting off from a space center in French Guiana, the government in Seoul said Wednesday. The multipurpose satellite, also known as GEO-KOMPSAT-2A, lifted [...]