Posted : 2013-02-20 20:19
Updated : 2013-02-20 20:19

Honors for Naro scientists

President Lee Myung-bak, left, confers a medal to Naro Space Center head Min Kyung-ju at Cheong Wa Dae, Wednesday, for his contribution to the successful launch of the Naro rocket. Around 150 were honored for their work on the project. On Feb. 3, the Naro took off from the spaceport in Goheung, about 480 kilometers south of Seoul, and put a satellite into orbit after two failed attempts in previous years. / Yonhap