South Korea conducted its first test launch into space of a domestically built rocket. (Representational)Seoul:
South Korea launched its first domestically-developed space rocket on Thursday, television pictures showed, as it seeks to join the ranks of advanced space-faring nations.
The Korean Satellite Launch Vehicle II, informally called Nuri, rose upwards from the launch site in Goheung trailing a column of flame, with a commentator saying: "It looks like it's soaring into the sky without problems."
(This story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)