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Russia to launch South Korean satellite in August 2013

Russia: A Russian rocket will launch South Korea”s latest multipurpose Arirang-5 satellite on August 22, Seoul”s science ministry said.

A backup launch date has been set for August 23, the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology said, without giving any further details.

The Arirang-5 is South Korea”s first satellite with synthetic aperture radar, which enables observation of the Earth”s surface and also helps monitor natural disasters and the environment.

Source: Space War