South Korea has again postponed its satellite launch scheduled at 3pm
today, Nov 29. NDRRMC Exec Dir Benito Ramos said the reason given is a
"technical glitch on propulsion." As a result, the no sailing, flying,
fishing policy implemented off the eastern seaboard of Regions 5, 8,
CARAGA has been lifted. Alert status on these areas has been downgraded
from red to blue, until further notice. Ramos also asked for
understanding from the public in these areas. "We wait until further
notice from the Ministry of Educ, Science & Technology of South
Korea when the next launch will be," he said.
NDRRMC: Red alert status is downgraded to blue
after NDRRMC executive director Usec Benito Ramos received information
on the postponement of the South Korea satellite launch which was
scheduled at 3pm today. Ramos told the public in areas identified to be
affected by the launch to remain alert since the launch may be pushed
through in a day or two. The spacecraft has reportedly faced some
technical glitch on its propulsion.