All posts tagged "satellite"

  • Seen here is a part of the long-range rocket the South Korean military authorities picked up two days after North Korea fired it on Feb. 7, 2016. (Photo courtesy of the Ministry of National Defense)
    N. Korea’s satellite achieves orbit: Defense Ministry

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — The satellite North Korea launched into space earlier this week has achieved orbit, but whether it is operating normally has not been verified, the Defense Ministry said Tuesday. On Sunday, the North launched a...

    • Posted February 9, 2016
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  • North Koreans dance on the Kim Il Sung Square to celebrate a satellite launch Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, in Pyongyang, North Korea. People in Pyongyang danced and watched fireworks the day after a rocket launch that has been strongly condemned by many countries around the world. (AP Photo/Jon Chol Jin)
    North Korea’s new satellite flew over Super Bowl site

    TOKYO (AP) — Here’s a bit of Super Bowl trivia: North Korea’s newest satellite passed almost right over the stadium just an hour after it ended. Whatever motives Pyongyang may have about using its rocket launches to...

    • Posted February 8, 2016
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  • The Unha-3 (Milky Way 3) rocket carrying the second version of Kwangmyongsong-3 satellite, is launched at West Sea Satellite Launch Site in Cholsan county, North Pyongan province, December 12, 2012 in this picture released by the North's KCNA news agency in Pyongyang early December 14, 2012. (Yonhap/KCNA)
    N. Korea’s ‘satellite’ not working: sources

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — A 2012 North Korean satellite remains in orbit but it is not operating, which adds credibility to the view that its repeated long-range rocket launches are veiled intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) tests, government sources...

    • Posted February 4, 2016
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  • A South Korean man watches TV news program showing a file footage of the Unha rocket in North Korea, at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015. North Korea said Monday it is ready to launch satellites aboard long-range rockets to mark a key national anniversary next month, a move expected to rekindle animosities with its rivals South Korea and the United States. (AP Photo/ahn Young-joon)
    S. Korea warns N. Korea not to launch satellite

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea warned on Wednesday of “searing” consequences if North Korea doesn’t abandon plans to launch a long-range rocket that critics call a banned test of ballistic missile technology. The South’s rhetoric...

    • Posted February 3, 2016
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  • This December 2012 photo, released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency, shows North Korea's Unha-3 rocket being fired from the Sohae Satellite Launching Station in Cholsan, North Pyongan Province. North Korea said on Sept. 14, 2015, that it plans to launch a rocket at a time of its choosing as it has the right to conduct space research, cementing speculation over a provocation by the country around Oct. 10, the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Workers' Party. (Yonhap)
    N. Korea tells UN agencies it will launch satellite this month

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Weeks after its fourth nuclear test, North Korea announced plans Tuesday to launch an Earth observation satellite on a rocket later this month, in what critics see as a covert test of...

    • Posted February 2, 2016
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  • North Korea's tactical rocket firing on July 10, 2014. (Yonhap file photo)
    N. Korea renews vows to go ahead with rocket launch in Oct.

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — North Korea has once again lashed out at South Korea on Sunday for “meddling” in its upcoming launch of what it claims is a satellite next month, reiterating that it will go ahead with...

    • Posted September 28, 2015
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  • Russian space rocket Dnepr carrying South Korea's new multipurpose satellite KOMSAT-3A is launched from Russia's Yasny launch base on March 26, 2015. (Photo courtesy of KARI)
    S. Korea successfully deploys new science satellite

    YASNY, Russia, March 26 (Joint Press Corps-Yonhap) — South Korea said Thursday it has successfully sent a new science satellite into space, its radio communication with the country’s ground station indicating that the satellite is operating properly....

    • Posted March 26, 2015
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