Video Shot by Naro Rocket Released

The Korea Aerospace Research Institute on Monday released footage showing Korea's first rocket Naro successfully releasing its satellite payload into orbit. The Naro was launched on Jan. 30.

The six-minute footage was captured by two video cameras mounted on the rocket and shows the separations of the fairings, first-stage rocket and the satellite.

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The fairings of the rocket, separated three minutes and 35 seconds after liftoff, and the first-stage rocket at three minutes and 51 seconds. The second-stage booster ignited at six minutes and 35 seconds and the Naro satellite was released and settled into earth orbit exactly nine minutes after blastoff.

englishnews@chosun.com / Feb. 05, 2013 11:57 KST