(CNN) — South Korea’s missing space rocket may have crashed shortly after liftoff Thursday, the Yonhap news agency reported.
The Korea Aerospace Research Institute said it lost contact with the space rocket, called Naro-1, eight minutes after liftoff.
The space agency was trying to determine what caused the breakdown, Yonhap reported.
The rocket was carrying a satellite that the country wanted to use to study climate change.
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