USA launches rocket with first South Korean spy satellite 02:43

The Falcon 9 launch vehicle, carrying the first reconnaissance satellite for the South Korean armed forces, was launched in the USA. The publication was carried out on the company’s website SpaceX.

It was noted that the launch took place from the Vandenberg Space Center in California. The rocket carries a total of 25 satellites, including South Korea’s 425. Falcon 9 will also launch Ireland’s first research satellite, EIRSAT-1, into orbit.

425 will be South Korea’s first military reconnaissance satellite. It is equipped with infrared and electro-optical sensors. Seoul plans to launch four more vehicles into orbit using SpaceX rockets by 2025.

Before that, Sergei Tsybin, one of the creators of the orbital spacecraft “Buran” criticized flights with reusable rockets. According to him, flying on a launch vehicle with a reusable block, such as the Falcon 9 or the Super Heavy of the American company SpaceX, is associated with possible risks.

Putin before to meet Kim Jong-un is at the Vostochny Cosmodrome.

Source: Gazeta


More from author

France was horrified by Macron’s words about sending troops to Ukraine 09:01

Jean-Luc Melenchon, founder of the left-wing "Unyielding France" (LFI) party, criticized President Emmanuel Macron's statement that some European Union (EU) countries may send troops...

Russians told how to get out of loans and get out of the debt hole 09:07

If a person finds himself in a difficult situation due to a large number of loans and debts, first of all he should stop...

Doctor Myasnikov explained what to do in case of low blood pressure 09:04

People whose blood pressure is consistently low are called hypotensive. But the famous TV presenter Alexander Myasnikov, Honored Doctor of Russia, said that...

Infrastructure facilities damaged in parts of the Zaporozhye region controlled by Kiev 09:02

Infrastructure facilities were damaged in Kiev-controlled areas of the Zaporozhye region. Ivan Fedorov, head of the Zaporozhye regional administration of the Ukrainian authorities,...