Next Spaceflight

Status

Failure

Test Flight

Launch Time
Thu Oct 21, 2021 08:00 UTC

First flight of KSLV-2. First flight of an entirely South Korean launcher.
Although the vehicle reached its target apogee, it did not reach orbit. The cause of the failure is currently unknown.

Rocket

KSLV-2
KARI
Status: Active
Liftoff Thrust: 2,620 kN
Payload to LEO: 1,500 kg
Payload to GTO: 550 kg
Stages: 3
Strap-ons: 0
Rocket Height: 47.5 m
Fairing Diameter: 3.3 m

Mission Details

Payload Simulator

Mass simulator of a satellite

Payloads: 1
Total Mass: 1,500 kg
Sun-Synchronous Orbit

Location

LC-1, Naro Space Center, South Korea

Stats

2021

100th orbital launch attempt

Korea Aerospace Research Institute

4th mission
3rd failed mission

KSLV

4th mission
3rd failed mission