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Flight Test


Korea Aerospace Research Institute

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Flight Test

Type: Test Flight

Maiden flight of the KSLV-II “Nuri” launch vehicle, carrying a dummy Payload of 1500 kg to sun-synchronous orbit.


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Naro Space Center, South Korea

5 rockets have launched from Naro Space Center, South Korea.

LC-2, Naro Space Center, South Korea


KSLV-2 Nuri – Korea Aerospace Research Institute

  • Family: KSLV
  • Length: 47.2 m
  • Diameter: 3.5 m
  • Launch Mass: 200 T
  • Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 2600 kg

The KSLV-2 Nuri was manufactured by Korea Aerospace Research Institute with the first launch on 2021-10-21. KSLV-2 Nuri has 1 successful launches and 1 failed launches with a total of 2 launches. Nuri, also known as KSLV-II, is South Korea’s second carrier rocket and the successor to KSLV-1.


Korea Aerospace Research Institute – KARI

  • Type: Government
  • Abbreviation: KARI
  • Administration: Cho Gwang-rae
  • Founded: 1989
  • Country: KOR

The Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) established in 1989, is the aeronautics and space agency of Republic of Korea. Its main laboratories are located in Daejeon, in the Daedeok Science Town.

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Ken & Judy O
Ken & Judy O' Neill
1 year ago

Its a first time for everything good luck to our South Korean friends .
Space is for everyone “who dares”.
Welcome aboard .

Reply to  Ken & Judy O' Neill
1 year ago

Well spoken. Good luck fellow human beings.

William Wall
William Wall
1 year ago

Of course the North will never hear about it or it will be reported as a stunning failure. Eat your heart out Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.

1 year ago

Nuri!!!! i am proud of my home country

Don Buchanan
Don Buchanan
1 year ago

Good luck papason

Ken & Judy O
Ken & Judy O'Neill
1 year ago

Great launch , history has been made by S.K.
Welcome to space exploration for peaceful uses by all who choose to explore .

Ken & Judy O
Ken & Judy O' Neill
Reply to  Ken & Judy O'Neill
1 year ago

P.S Shame the dummy payload did not make orbit however the launch sequence etc went to plan .
Test flights are like this so back to the drawing board folks and have it worked out for the next launch which we are looking forward to .
On and upwards.