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BASEMENT SATELLITE

Mangwon-dong Ingongwiseong
 
Category
Science, Society
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Documentary, South Korea 2014
Runtime: 108 min. / 54 min.
Director: Kim Hyoungju
Production: PLAIN Pictures

 

South Korean artist and amateur scientist Song Hojun sets out to build the first civilian satellite and to launch it into space. Blurring the lines between science and fantasy, he starts the Open Source Satellite Initiative in his basement. In an effort to show that seemingly unachievable dreams can come true, he spends five years testing, tweaking, drawing up diagrams and raising money. In pursuit of a goal that’s as crazy as it is inspiring, Song is preparing for the launch of his satellite…

 

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