Thursday, November 29, 2012

Sokor Rocket Launching postponed anew

NDRRMC: 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.

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