Friday, November 02, 2007

[The Chosun Ilbo, October 31 2007] Russia, Korea to Work Together on Satellite Tech

Russian Federal Space Agency General Director Anatoly Perminov met with Science and Technology Minister Kim Woo-sik at the Naro Space Center in Goheung, South Jeolla Province on Tuesday to discuss cooperation in space development.

Korea plans to develop the Korea Space Launch Vehicle-1 (KSLV-1) in collaboration with Russia and launch it at the Naro Center next November. The world’s leader in rocket development, Russia wants to strengthen its satellite data transmission technology by using Korea’s mobile telecommunications expertise.

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