South Korea plans to launch again the end of May Naro rocket (Figure)
Data for: August 23, 2009, Naro Space Center in Korea, “Lo Lo” rocket launchers were transported.
SEOUL, Feb. 8 (Xinhua correspondent DPRK) Korea Aerospace Research Institute said Wednesday that South Korea is scheduled for late May to early June launch again, “Lo Lo” carrier rocket, in view of the satellite fairing failure resulting in push the satellite into orbit on a rocket failure, South Korea will launch programs to improve and strive to be successful second launch.
Korea Aerospace Research Institute said at a conference reporter said, “Lo Lo” rocket’s first section assembled in Russia after the end of March or early April will be delivered to South Korea, and from the first a place to launch rockets need a little more than two months time.
“Lo Lo” was the launch site on 1 February for the second launch for the inventory work, and the erection of the rocket, automatic ignition, propellant and energy supply systems for performance testing All the test is completed in about four months. “Lo Lo” science and technology will be equipped with satellite 2 has also been manufacturing is completed, are placed in the Korea Institute of Science and Technology Research Center, satellite, and regular performance testing.
Korea Aerospace Research Institute, the Minister Cho told the media: “In the past five months, to find (the last launch) the reasons for the separation of the fairing of non-normal, the Institute for seven separate test and 400 spare parts and systems testing, these tests will be able to effectively promote the South Korean launch vehicle research and development. “
Korea on August 25 last year, its first rocket launch its own” Lo Lo ” and carrying a test satellite. Although the success of the rocket fire, but the fairing separation lead to exceptions to push satellite into orbit failed.
responsible for investigating causes of the failure of a committee to survey results released 8, said fairing separation of abnormal reason, there are two possibilities, one separate installations of discharge, so that the fairing failed to separate the powder detonation time, and second separation device startup is not complete, leading to failure of fairing separation.