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South Korea Analyzing North’s Rocket Debris

Posted December 14th, 2012 at 12:55 pm (UTC-5)
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South Korea says its navy has retrieved debris from the North’s rocket launch earlier this week and will analyze it to learn more about Pyongyang’s missile capability. Defense Ministry spokesman Kim Min-seok says a navy ship carrying what appeared to be a fuel tank arrived Friday at a military base in Pyeongtaek. The tank was […]

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North Korea Vows More Satellite Launches

Posted December 14th, 2012 at 5:25 am (UTC-5)
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is vowing to send more satellites to space, just days after the country’s successful long-range rocket launch provoked international condemnation. The official Korean Central News Agency said that Mr. Kim “stressed the need” to continue the satellite launches “to develop the country’s science, technology, and economy.” The United Nations […]

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North Korea Vows Mores Satellite Launches

Posted December 14th, 2012 at 12:05 am (UTC-5)
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is vowing to send more satellites to space, just days after the country’s successful long-range rocket launch provoked international condemnation. The official Korean Central News Agency said that Mr. Kim “stressed the need” to continue the satellite launches “to develop the country’s science, technology, and economy.” The United Nations […]

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North Korea Vows Mores Satellite Launches

Posted December 13th, 2012 at 11:10 pm (UTC-5)
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is vowing to send more satellites to space, just days after the country’s successful long-range rocket launch provoked international condemnation. The official Korean Central News Agency said Thursday that Mr. Kim “stressed the need” to continue the satellite launches “to develop the country’s science, technology, and economy.” The United […]

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US Condemns ‘Highly Provocative’ N.Korean Rocket Launch

Posted December 12th, 2012 at 6:05 am (UTC-5)
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The United States is joining the international community in condemning what it calls a “highly provocative” long-range rocket launch by North Korea. National Security Council spokesperson Tommy Vietor said in a statement that the launch threatens regional security and is in direct violation of United Nations Security Council resolutions barring Pyongyang from ballistic missile technology. […]

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North Korea Launches Long-Range Rocket, Claims Satellite in Orbit

Posted December 12th, 2012 at 5:05 am (UTC-5)
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North Korea says it has succeeded in launching a long-range rocket and placing a satellite into orbit, provoking stern condemnations from governments across the globe. The official Korean Central News Agency reported the news early Wednesday and it was later announced triumphantly by an anchor on North Korean state television. “The second version of satellite […]

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US Condemns ‘Highly Provocative’ N.Korean Rocket Launch

Posted December 12th, 2012 at 3:30 am (UTC-5)
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The United States is joining the international community in condemning what it calls a “highly provocative” long-range rocket launch by North Korea. National Security Council spokesperson Tommy Vietor said in a statement that the launch threatens regional security and is in direct violation of United Nations Security Council resolutions barring Pyongyang from ballistic missile technology. […]

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North Korea Taking Apart Rocket for Repairs: Reports

Posted December 11th, 2012 at 4:05 am (UTC-5)
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North Korea appears to be disassembling its long-range rocket, a day after announcing that technical difficulties had caused an extension of the launch period for the controversial mission. South Korean government officials tell local media that satellite photos taken Monday suggest technicians have begun taking apart the three-stage rocket. The unidentified officials did not know […]

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North Korea Announces December 29 Launch Date for Rocket

Posted December 10th, 2012 at 3:00 am (UTC-5)
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North Korea says it is extending the launch period for a controversial long-range rocket by a week, until December 29th. A spokesman for the North’s Korean Committee of Space Technology told the official (North) Korean Central News Agency on Monday that scientists found a “technical deficiency in the first stage control engine module of the […]

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North Korea Says It Is Reconsidering Launch Date for Rocket

Posted December 8th, 2012 at 12:25 pm (UTC-5)
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North Korea says it is considering readjusting the timing of the launch of a long-range rocket originally scheduled to take off between December 10 and 22. The official KCNA state news agency said Saturday its technicians are “carefully contemplating ways to readjust the timing of launching” the rocket, because a series of problems arose in […]

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