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Posted : 2013-01-28 09:12
Updated : 2013-01-28 09:12

Seoul begins preparations for launch of Naro space rocket

South Korea began preparations Monday for what will be the third launch of the Korea Space Launch Vehicle-1 (KSLV-1) by moving the space rocket to its launch pad.

The KSLV-1, also known as Naro, is set to blast off Wednesday from the country's Naro Space Center in Goheung, South Jeolla Province, located 480 kilometers south of Seoul.