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Dedicated thread to replace the hodgepodge of other threads in 2 sections. Mods please consolidate all related posts into this dedicated thread.
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Re: KARI: KSLV-II Development Updates and Discussion Thread
« Reply #1 on: 06/29/2018 07:16 PM »
KARI KSLV-II TLV testing:
[KARI]한국형발사체 시험발사체 연구개발 현장을 가다!

한국항공우주연구원(KARI)
Published on 27 Mar 2018
한국형발사체 시험발사체 연구개발 현장을 가다!

발사체체계개발단장으로부터 듣는 시험발사체 이야기를 영상으로 확인하세요.


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Re: KARI: KSLV-II Development Updates and Discussion Thread
« Reply #2 on: 06/30/2018 03:06 AM »
Bing Translation.

[KARI] A research and development site for the Korean projectile test projectile!

Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI)
Published on 27 Mar 2018
A research and development site for the Korean projectile test projectile!

See the story of the test projectile from the head of the projectile system development.
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.

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Re: KARI: KSLV-II Development Updates and Discussion Thread
« Reply #3 on: 07/16/2018 08:31 AM »
Machine translation is always hilarious. Since we have a nice new thread, I'll note some details on what we're seeing here.

"한국형발사체" translates to "Korean Standard Launch Vehicle", which is another way of saying Korean Space Launch Vehicle II or KSLV-II. It's the "Indigenous Standard" version of the launch vehicle because the first version, KSLV-I actually used the Russian first stage and thus not fully indigenous.

"시험발사체" is the "Test Launch Vehicle" for the KSLV-II. This one is created to test the operational characteristics of the newly developed KARI 75-Ton Engine (I'll call it KARI-75), which has not yet been used in a space launch operation as of yet. The success of this test vehicle should instill confidence in building and flying the "real" KSLV-II.

The KSLV-II TLV is effectively a single stage and uses one KARI-75. Originally, it was to be two stages - stage 1 with one KARI-75 and stage 2 with one KARI-7. But the second stage of the current TLV has no engine, but just a mass simulator.

In contrast, KSLV-II will be a three-stage rocket. Stage 1 with four KARI-75 in cluster, stage 2 with one KARI-75, and stage 3 with one KARI-7.

There are to be three models of TLV: Engineering Model (EM), Qualification Model (QM), and Flight Model (FM). Building and testing of both EM and QM were successful, with the latter subject to the firing tests on the test stand as seen on the video linked in the earlier post. Currently, the FM is under construction and this is the one that will be launched for real on October 2018.

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Re: KARI: KSLV-II Development Updates and Discussion Thread
« Reply #4 on: 08/16/2018 10:46 AM »
KSLV-II launch planned for October 2018
https://www.jqknews.com/news/57216-South_Korea_plans_to_launch_a_new_launch_vehicle_in_October_after_Lo_Lao_3_hit_2.html
a mock-up was transported and raised on the launch pad

article in Korean https://news.joins.com/article/22888613

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Re: KARI: KSLV-II Development Updates and Discussion Thread
« Reply #5 on: 09/14/2018 12:06 PM »
 Time-lapse of QM vehicle assembly;

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