North Korea launches rocket

North Korea launched a rocket from the Sohae Satellite Launch Center at 0031 UTC on Sunday, according to Japan’s NHK TV. Related posts: Activity seen at east, west launch sites Rocket fuelling could have begun at Sohae

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All systems go? DPRK brings forward launch window

North Korea has brought forward and shortened the launch window for its Kwangmyongsong satellite — a strong sign of confidence that the rocket is ready to launch and good weather is expected. Originally the country had told international shipping, aviation and telecommunications organizations that the…

Rocket fuelling could have begun at Sohae

By David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Satellite images taken this week of North Korea’s Sohae rocket launch site show apparent fueling activity that has been seen in the past one to two weeks before a rocket launch, a U.S. think tank said on Friday. North…

U.S., allies aim to track North Korean launch

By Jack Kim and Tim Kelly SEOUL/TOKYO (Reuters) – The United States has deployed missile defense systems that will work with the Japanese and South Korean militaries to track a rocket North Korea says it will launch some time over an 18-day period beginning Monday….

Activity seen at east, west launch sites

A mobile launcher for a ballistic missile has been detected on the move in the eastern part of North Korea, Japan’s NHK television said Thursday. The report didn’t specify the precise area, but the region is home to the Tonghae launch site. Tonghae was North…