S.Korea space rocket appears to have exploded: minister
A South Korean rocket trying to put a satellite into orbit appears to have exploded Thursday less than three minutes after blast-off, the science minister said.
Science and Technology Minister Ahn Byong-Man told reporters the Naro-I rocket is thought to have blown up 137 seconds after blast-off, when ground control lost contact with it.
"The Naro appeared to have exploded in flight," Ahn said.
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