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Korea’s test launch vehicle for the KSLV-II, or Nuri, blasts off at Naro Space Center in Goheung County, South Jeolla, on Wednesday. The vehicle hit a maximum altitude of 209 kilometers above the earth at around 319 seconds and safely landed in international waters southeast of Jeju Island, 429 kilometers away from the space center, according to the Ministry of Science and ICT. [JOINT PRESS CORPS]

한국형 발사체인 ‘누리호’에 쓰일 엔진 시험발사체가 수요일 전남 고흥 나로우주센터에서 발사되고 있다. 과학기술정보통신부에 따르면, 시험발사체는 309초 지나서 최고고도 209킬로미터에 도달했으며, 우주센터에서 429킬로미터 떨어진 제주 남동쪽 공해상에 안전하게 떨어졌다. [사진공동취재단]
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