Fast and furious: Army sergeant helps keep drifting alive on Okinawa
Michael Dumpson punches into second gear as he spots a sharp, left-hand curve ahead on an Okinawa speedway and pushes his R33 Skyline as fast as it can go.
South Korea successfully launches its first rocket, fails to place test satellite
The 154-foot rocket, KSLV-II Nuri — meaning "world" — took off at 5 p.m. local time. One of its goals is to carry into space 1.5 tonne payloads, and place them up to 800 kilometers above earth to experiment for its plans to launch satellites — for advanced communication, surveillance, navigation and lunar probes, Reuters reported.