OUT OF TOUCH: Controllers at the Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) have lost touch with the Arirang 1 Earth-observation spacecraft, apparently as a result of the spacecraft's failure to maintain a lock on the sun for power generation. "Our efforts to restore communication with the Arirang 1 satellite have been unsuccessful," says a KARI official, according to press reports from Seoul. Launched in 1999, the spacecraft carries a camera with a resolution of 6.6 meters. Arirang 2, ...

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