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A new satellite and an old argument

North Korea’s space agency told the Associated Press last week that it is planning to launch another satellite. The satellite will be the fifth it has attempted to put in orbit….




DPRK registers satellite with UN

The DPRK has submitted registration papers for the recently launched Kwangmyongsong 3-2 satellite to the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs. The papers were dated January 24 but were…


Caught on video: North Korea’s satellite

North Korea’s Kwangmyongsong-3 satellite, launched on December 12 but apparently silent ever since, has been captured on video by a South African satellite watcher. [UPDATED: See below] Greg Roberts posted…


Tracking North Korea’s satellite

It’s been a few days since North Korea put a satellite into space — a massive technological step for the country and something widely condemned by other countries — but…


Voice of Korea on rocket launch

North Korea’s international radio broadcaster, the Voice of Korea, carried two items in English on Wednesday announcing the rocket launch. The first led the news bulletin and was just over…