First launch of KSLV-1 is conducted
August 25, 2009 first launch of South Korean LV KSLV-1 was conducted from Naro national space center.
First South Korean KSLV-1 (First Korean Space Launch Vehicle) LV was created together Russian and South Korean specialists. Khrunitchev’ center – responsible for complex development and NPO Energomash – responsible for development and production of engine of first stage have participated in this project from Russian side.
Engine of first stage has confirmed its performances – said Dmitry Pakhomov, general director of NPO Energomash.
KSLV-1 has opportunity to launch payload up to 100 kg for low elliptic orbit with 300 km in perigee and 1500 kg in apogee.
Press-center of NPO Energomash.