Category Archives: Kwangmyŏngsŏng-4

North Korean satellite still remains silent

Since 7 February 2016, when Unha-3 rocket lifted Kwangmyŏngsŏng-4 satellite on orbit there is still no signs of any operational activity of this spacecraft. To remind: in spite of official UN ban for any tests of rocket technology, North Korea decided to perform second attempt of their most recent Unha-3 rocket. Rocket which is heavy modified…
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North Korea launched rocket and lift object into the space !

Today, on 7th February 2016, at 00:30 GMT from launch site placed in Sohae rocket Unha-3 lifted object into the space. North Korea authorities confirmed officially launching rocket from Sohae space launch center today. It means that Unha-3 with Kwangmyŏngsŏng-4 satellite on atop, became next step on North Korea way into Space, or into possessing ICBM…
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North Korea rocket test – is there any reason to be afraid ?

According to Reuters there are reasons to predict rocket test in North Korea. It seems that authorities of North Korea opened season for arms race activities. After fourth nuclear test performed on 6 January 2016 and firing seven short range surface-to-air missiles on 29 January 2016 North Korea is going to show its space capabilities. Western…
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