It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker.
Please white-list or disable AboveTopSecret.com in your ad-blocking tool.
Some features of ATS will be disabled while you continue to use an ad-blocker.
(visit the link for the full news article)
SEOUL, South Korea – South Korea says a rocket that it sent into space Thursday carrying an observation satellite is believed to have exploded in flight.
Minister of Education, Science and Technology Ahn Byong-man says officials believe the two-stage Naro rocket operated normally for 137 seconds after liftoff from the country's space center. But then communications with the rocket were lost.
He says: "We believe that the Naro rocket exploded."