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South Korean artist has high hopes for his homemade satellite

27 July 2012 Last updated at 14:02 BST

A South Korean artist has created a homemade satellite which he plans to launch into space in December on a Russian rocket.

Song Hojun, who has a background in engineering, sees his project as a work of art that will hopefully inspire others to reach for the stars.

Roopa Suchak reports.