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The earlier TDRS constellation that serves as NASA's means of continuous, high-data rate communication will be increased by TDRS K is the first of three Tracking and Data Relay Satellites ("TDRS") with the Hubble Space Telescope, the International Space Station and dozens of unmanned scientific satellites in low earth orbit.
The rocket which blasted into space on January 30 put the scientific satellite successfully into orbit The handout video from the Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) shows the entire process of the rocket entering orbit and releasing the satellite.
Impoverished North Korea raised tensions in the region by launching a long-range rocket in December that it said was aimed at putting a scientific satellite in orbit, drawing international condemnation.
According to the statement, North Korea insists that it will launch the scientific satellite for earth research but it is the same with the long-range missile technically.
Under the ambitious project Selena Ukraine is set to send its own scientific satellite to the Moon in 2017, according to the advisor to the chairman of the State Space Agency of Ukraine Eduard Kuznetsov.
Advantages include the flexibility to launch from a larger number of locations, and potential cargo markets include the communications satellite unmanned scientific satellites, Griffin said.
The telecommunication, measurement and scientific satellite is due to be launched in the next few months to a distance of 250 to 375 kilometers from the earth's atmosphere and with the orbital angle of 55 degrees.
The mishap came after a first rocket failure last year, thwarting South Korea's plans to launch a scientific satellite and setting back its dreams of joining Asia's space race.