S. Korea Enters Space Race

South Korea’s rocket lifts off from its launch pad in Goheung, South Korea, yesterday. The U.S. ally launched a satellite into space from its own soil for the first time amid increased tensions after archrival North Korea accomplished a similar feat and was condemned by the United Nations. (AP Photo/Korea Aerospace Research Institute)
South Korea’s rocket lifts off from its launch pad in Goheung, South Korea, yesterday. The U.S. ally launched a satellite into space from its own soil for the first time amid increased tensions after archrival North Korea accomplished a similar feat and was condemned by the United Nations. (AP Photo/Korea Aerospace Research Institute)