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South Korea launches space rocket carrying satellite

30 January 2013 Last updated at 12:13 GMT

South Korea says its third attempt at launching a rocket to put a satellite in space has been a success.

The Korea Space Launch Vehicle-1 (KSLV-1) blasted off from the Naro Space Center at 16:00 (07:00 GMT).

Lucy Williamson reports from Seoul.