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S. Korea's new science satellite set to blast off from Russia

YASNY LAUNCH BASE, Russia, Nov. 21 (Yonhap-Joint Press Corp) -- South Korea will launch its first science satellite with infrared radar in Russia later Thursday. The Science and Technology Satellite 3 (STSAT-3) will be launched at 1:10 p.m. (4:10 p.m. KST) from here at Russia's Yasny Launch Base. "So far, no problems have been detected in either the launch vehicle or satellite," Park Gyeong-soo, an official from Seoul's Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning, told reporters here.

S. Korea's new science satellite to be launched Thursday

SEJONG, Nov. 20 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's new science satellite will be launched this week from a launch site in Russia, the science ministry said Wednesday. The Science and Technology Satellite 3 (STSAT-3) will be launched at 4:10 p.m. (KST) on Thursday from Russia's Yasny Launch Base, according to the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning. The satellite arrived at the Russian launch site on Oct. 24.

S. Korea to launch science satellite next week

SEOUL, Nov. 13 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's science ministry said Wednesday its new indigenously built satellite has undergone its final inspections and is ready to be launched in Russia next week. The Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning said the Science and Technology Satellite 3 (STSAT-3) is prepared to be launched on Nov. 21 at Russia's Yasny launch base, located some 1,800 kilometers southeast of Moscow.

S. Korea's new science satellite arrives in Russia for launch

SEJONG, Oct. 28 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's new science satellite has arrived in Russia for its scheduled launch next month, the science ministry said Monday. The Science and Technology Satellite 3 (STSAT-3) arrived at Russia's Yasny launch base, located some 1,800 kilometers southeast of Moscow, on Thursday, said the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning in a press release.

Com Dev touts largest commercial award ever: $65M satellite contract

CAMBRIDGE, Ont. - Space technology company Com Dev International Ltd. (TSX:CDV) has received its largest commercial award ever, a contract "in excess of $65 million" to supply components for a network of global communications satellite. The Cambridge, Ont.,-based company announced Thursday that it will supply C, Ku-band and Ka-band multiplexers, switches and microwave components for a number of satellites that will be part of the satellite network.

Radio communication confirms successful launch of S. Korea's new satellite

YASNY, Russia, Aug. 23 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's new multipurpose satellite made contact with a ground station in the Asian country early Friday, confirming its successful deployment into its target orbit, officials in Yasny said. The first communication contact was made at 2:35 a.m. (5:35 a.m. KST), according to the officials from the Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI).

S. Korea's KOMPSAT-5 satellite makes first contact with ground station

YASNY, Russia, Aug. 22 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's new multipurpose satellite sent beacon signals to a ground station in Antarctica after its launch from Yasny, Russia on Thursday, indicating that the satellite successfully reached its target altitude and orbit, officials here said. The Korea Multipurpose Satellite-5 (KOMPSAT-5) was launched at 8:39 p.m. (11:39 p.m. Korean time) from Russia's Yasny launch base, located some 1,800 kilometers southeast of Moscow.

S. Korea's KOMSAT-5 satellite makes first contact with ground station

YASNY, Russia, Aug. 22 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's new multipurpose satellite sent beacon signals to a ground station in Antarctica after its launch from Yasny, Russia on Thursday, indicating that the satellite successfully reached its target altitude and orbit, officials here said. The Korea Multipurpose Satellite-5 (KOMSAT-5) was launched at 8:39 p.m. (11:39 p.m. Korean time) from Russia's Yasny launch base, located some 1,800 kilometers southeast of Moscow.

S. Korea's KOMSAT-5 satellite makes first contact with ground station

YASNY, Russia, Aug. 22 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's new multipurpose satellite sent beacon signals to a ground station in Antarctica after its launch from Yasny, Russia on Thursday, indicating that the satellite successfully reached its target altitude and orbit, officials here said. The Korea Multipurpose Satellite-5 (KOMSAT-5) was launched at 8:39 p.m. (11:39 p.m. Korean time) from Russia's Yasny launch base, located some 1,800 kilometers southeast of Moscow.

S. Korea's KOMSAT-5 satellite successfully lifts off

YASNY, Russia, Aug. 22 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's new multipurpose satellite was launched successfully from a launch base in Yasny, Russia, on Thursday, officials said. "The launch vehicle successfully deployed the satellite at approximately 15 minutes after its launch from the Yasny launch base," Lee Sang-ryool, an official from the Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI), told reporters.
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