Nuri

Active KSLV

Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI)

Oct. 21, 2021

Description

Nuri, also known as KSLV-II, is South Korea's second carrier rocket and the successor to KSLV-1.

Specifications
  • Stages
    3
  • Length
    47.2 m
  • Diameter
    3.5 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    3.5 m
  • Launch Mass
    200 T
  • Thrust
    2612 kN
Family
  • Name
    Nuri
  • Family
    KSLV
  • Variant
    2
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    KSLV-2 Nuri
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
    2600 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Korea Aerospace Research Institute

Government
Cho Gwang-rae
KARI 1989

The Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) established in 1989, is the aeronautics and space agency of Republic of Korea. Its main laboratories are located in Daejeon, in the Daedeok Science Town.

Nuri | NEXTSat-2 & SNIPE

Korea Aerospace Research Institute | KOR
Naro Space Center, South Korea
May 25, 2023, 9:24 a.m.
Status: Launch Successful
Mission:

Third flight of the KSLV-II "Nuri" launch vehicle, carrying NEXTSat-2 as well as SNIPE A through D.

Sun-Synchronous Orbit
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Nuri | Flight Test 2

Korea Aerospace Research Institute | KOR
Naro Space Center, South Korea
June 21, 2022, 7 a.m.
Status: Launch Successful
Mission:

Second flight of the KSLV-II "Nuri" launch vehicle, carrying a dummy satellite Payload of 1500 kg to sun-synchronous orbit. The mission will in addition launch the performance verification satellite (PVSAT) and four Cubesats: - CubeSat (6U) STEP Cube Lab-II - CubeSat (3U) SNUGLITE-II - CubeSat (3U) MIMAN - CubeSat (3U) RANDEV

Sun-Synchronous Orbit
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Nuri | Flight Test

Korea Aerospace Research Institute | KOR
Naro Space Center, South Korea
Oct. 21, 2021, 8 a.m.
Status: Launch Failure
Mission:

Maiden flight of the KSLV-II "Nuri" launch vehicle, carrying a dummy Payload of 1500 kg to sun-synchronous orbit.

Sun-Synchronous Orbit
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