back to article After network glitch, South Korea's commercial sat-slinger succeeds

South Korea's ambition to get into the commercial satellite launching game has taken off, as it were, after the successful launch of its homegrown Nuri rocket on Thursday. The three-stage vehicle was scheduled to fly on Wednesday, but the launch was scrubbed after the Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) found what it …

  1. StrangerHereMyself Silver badge

    No business

    There's no business to be won by Nuri as long as SpaceX is in the business of launching stuff into space. And if Starship finally delivers we could be heading for a launch mono-culture.

    1. Spherical Cow Silver badge

      Re: No business

      Nuri is built by the South Korean government, which I think pretty much guarantees it at least one regular customer: the South Korean government.

  2. EricB123 Silver badge


    I wonder how many satellites it would take in low earth orbit to block out the sun and erase global warming.

    Sorry, my AI is hallucinating.

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