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South Korea’s all-domestic satellite launcher reaches orbit for first time

 South Korea’s space agency said Tuesday that the country’s 15-story-tall Nuri launcher successfully reached orbit for the first time, giving the nation a fully domestic satellite launch capability after a $1.5 billion development program lasting more than a decade. The Nuri rocket lifted off from the Naro Space Center, on an island nearly 300 miles (500 kilometers) south of ...

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