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North Korea has announced an apparently successful launch of a long-range rocket defying international warnings

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...ay. The launch comes a week ahead of the South Korean presidential election and roughly a year after the death of leader Kim Jong-il, on 17 December 2011. The three-stage rocket was launched from a site on North Korea’s west coast. “The launch of the second version of our Kwangmyongsong-3 satellite from the Sohae Space Centre… on December 12 was successful,” state news agen...

North Korea's recent rocket launch shows it has the ability to fire a rocket more than 6,200 miles

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According to South Korean officials, North Korea’s recent rocket launch shows it has the ability to fire a rocket more than 10,000 km (6,200 miles). The estimate, which would potentially put the Western US in range, was based on an analysis of rocket debris. However, there was no confirmation that the North had the re-entry technology needed to deliver a missile. Experts believe North Korea...

The US is moving navy ships into position to track North Korea’s rocket due to launch later this month

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...lled. But a US think-tank says preparations may not be this far advanced, citing satellite images of the launch site. The US is moving navy ships into position to track North Korea’s rocket due to launch later this month Snow had forced a temporary halt to work on 4 December, the US-Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins University said on its 38 North website, but the North Koreans still had time to c...

Japan announces that will shoot down a North Korean rocket if necessary, as new satellite images appeared to show preparations for the April launch

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...is reporting that the North fired two short-range missiles, believed to be surface-to-ship missiles, on Thursday. The test firing of the KN-01 missiles took place off the west coast in North Pyongan Province, the newspapers reported on Friday, citing military sources in South Korea. The incident did not appear to be related to the upcoming rocket launch, the sources said. Military officers believe...

South Korea has launched KSLV-1 rocket in its third attempt to place a satellite into space

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...mpt has been postponed twice for technical reasons. But officials said Wednesday’s launch from the site 480 km (298 miles) south of Seoul had gone as planned, Yonhap news agency reports, and that the rocket had reached its target altitude and deployed its satellite. “The launch of the rocket itself succeeded,” an official told Yonhap. But he said it was not yet possible to determ...

The North Korean rocket launch has failed on Friday morning

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The North Korean rocket launch has failed on Friday morning, Pyongyang officials have confirmed. The rocket – seen by many as a banned test of long-range missile technology – was launched from north-west North Korea early on Friday. The US, Japan and South Korea say it flew only for a short time before breaking up and crashing into waters off the Korean peninsula. North Korea said its...

Japan prepares its anti-missile defense systems in response to the planned launch of a North Korean long-range rocket next month

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...y said in a statement. Nuclear envoys from South Korea and Japan held talks in Seoul to work out how they would respond if the launch were to go ahead, South Korea’s Yonhap news agency reported. Japan prepares its anti-missile defense systems in response to the planned launch of a North Korean long-range rocket next month Meanwhile, Chinese state-run news agency Xinhua said Deputy Foreign...

North Korea has been conducting tests at a rocket launch site, according to recent satellite images captured by the US-Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins University

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...has been conducting tests at a rocket launch site, according to recent satellite images captured by the US-Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins University “Since the failed launch, the North has conducted at least two, and possibly more, tests of large rocket motors at its Sohae Satellite Launching Station, the most recent in mid-September 2012,” a report on the institute’s 38 North...

North Korean people have gathered in Pyongyang for a mass rally to celebrate Wednesday's long-range rocket launch

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...rst stage of the rocket separated. “The Navy’s Deep Submergence Rescue Vehicle retrieved the debris of the rocket’s first stage at 00:26 and was delivering it to the Second Command Fleet in Pyeongtaek,” Yonhap news agency quoted a defence ministry official as saying. It would be “useful material for analysis”, another ministry spokesman said. On Friday a stateme...

North Korean rocket due to be launched in April may affect an area between Australia, Indonesia and the Philippines

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...route mainly over open sea, avoiding what is regarded as a more provocative easterly trajectory over the main Japanese island. North Korean state-run KCNA news agency said: “A safe flight orbit has been chosen so that carrier rocket debris to be generated during the flight would not have any impact on neighboring countries.” North Korea has shown a growing mastery of ballistic technolo...

SpaceX has successfully launched an updated version of its Falcon 9 rocket from California

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...aunches have gone out of Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The West Coast facility allows the Falcon to undertake a greater range of missions. In particular, it enables the rocket to fly south out over the ocean, away from land, to reach the polar orbits favored by Earth observation satellites. There is sure to be a lot of interest, also, in the outcome of an experiment that SpaceX ran...

North Korea has made the arrangements to put into position a long-range rocket for a controversial launch next week

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...llite images suggest the North is preparing to carry out a third nuclear test. North Korea has made the arrangements to put into position a long-range rocket for a controversial launch next week The images show piles of earth and sand at the entrance of a tunnel at the Punggye-Ri site, where tests of a nuclear bomb were previously carried out in 2006 and 2009, South Korea’s Yonhap news agen...

The Russian Soyuz rocket system has been pressed back into service, five days after a failed launch

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...rough its Starsem subsidiary. “These satellites were flawlessly placed exactly where we needed them so that our ground stations could find them on the very first pass,” he said. “It’s amazing that we can find six satellites within 30 minutes of them being placed into space.” Investigations continue into the cause of last Friday’s launch malfunction, which result...

ESA’s rocket Vega has been developed to assure European access to space for payload classes weighing less than 2.5 tons

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European Space Agency’s rocket Vega is finally set to make its maiden flight on Monday. 30m-tall Vega, first conceived in the 1990’s, will launch on what is termed a qualification flight from the Kourou spaceport in French Guiana. Vega will carry nine satellites into orbit but the object of the mission is really to prove the rocket’s systems all work as designed. The vehicle has been...

North Korea plans a second long-range rocket launch between 10 and 22 December

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North Korea plans to launch a long-range rocket between 10 and 22 December, KCNA news agency says. The KCNA agency said the aim was to launch a satellite. Previous – unsuccessful – launches have been criticized as breaches of a UN ban on North Korean ballistic missile tests. The announcement is likely to increase tensions with North Korea’s neighbors, with South Korea expressing...

North Korean animated female anchor appears exhilarated as she describes the rocket launch, which was reported by state media as the successful positioning of a weather satellite in space

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A North Korean animated female anchor appears exhilarated as she describes the rocket launch, which was reported by state media as the successful positioning of a weather satellite in space. The video clip has been watched over 130,000 times on YouTube. In the U.S., the White House labeled the rocket test a “highly provocative act that threatens regional security”. North Korea’s Unha-3 rock...

A United States institute has noticed that satellite images show that a ''major upgrade'' is underway at North Korea's rocket launch site Musudan-ri

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...followed a US warning that a nuclear test would lead to a “swift and sure response” from the region. Glyn Davis, the US special envoy for North Korea policies, said on Monday that any such move by Pyongyang would be “a serious miscalculation”. The satellite images, taken on 29 April of the Tonghae Satellite Launching Ground (also known as Musudan-ri) were analyzed by the 38...

North Korea plans of launching a rocket in April is seen as violating UN Security Council resolutions passed after a similar launch in 2009

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...be a “grave provocation” and Japan urged the North to “exercise restraint”. The move is seen as violating UN Security Council resolutions passed after a similar launch in 2009. Japan is particularly concerned as North Korea’s April 2009 rocket was launched over the country. Japan’s chief cabinet secretary, Osamu Fujimura, told a news conference on Friday that h...

South Korean military and space experts salvaged 10 pieces of North Korean rocket which it shed into the sea as it took off, including its first-stage engine, and its fuel and oxidizer tanks

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The North Korean long-range rocket launched last month was largely made using domestic technology, South Korea says. December’s launch – condemned by its neighbors as a banned missile test – successfully put North Korea’s first satellite in space. International sanctions prevent North Korea importing advanced technology. Correspondents say the discovery it was able to prod...

Epsilon rocket is about half the size of Japan's previous generation of space vehicles, and uses artificial intelligence to perform safety checks

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...7 million to develop, half the cost of its predecessor. Epsilon launched from south-western Japan in the early afternoon. Epsilon rocket is about half the size of Japan’s previous generation of space vehicles, and uses artificial intelligence to perform safety checks Crowds of Japanese gathered to watch the launch, which was also broadcast on the internet. It was carrying a telescope that i...

North Korea is poised to complete preparations for its rocket launch scheduled for later this week

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A Pyongyang official has announced that North Korea is poised to complete preparations for its rocket launch scheduled for later this week. A satellite will be installed on the Unha-3 rocket by the end of Tuesday, the official told foreign journalists in a rare press conference. The official dismissed concerns that the launch was a cover for developing missile technology as “nonsense”...

North Korea announces it has ordered artillery and rocket units into "combat posture" to prepare to target US bases in Hawaii, Guam and the US mainland

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...e nuclear attacks”, as well as strikes on US military bases in Japan. “From this moment, the Supreme Command of the Korean People’s Army will be putting in combat duty posture No 1 all field artillery units including long-range artillery units and strategic rocket units that will target all enemy objects in US invasionary bases on its mainland, Hawaii and Guam,” the KCNA st...

North Korea has reacted angrily to a UN resolution condemning its recent rocket launch, pledging to strengthen military and nuclear capabilities

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...ies. The Security Council unanimously passed the resolution, which also expanded existing sanctions, on Tuesday. North Korea, in a statement early on Wednesday, pledged to bolster its “nuclear deterrent” and ruled out denuclearization talks. The resolution followed Pyongyang’s successful December launch. North Korea said the three-stage rocket put a communications satellite into...

North Korea has posted a video on YouTube depicting an American city resembling New York engulfed in flames after an apparent missile attack

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North Korea has posted a video on YouTube depicting an American city resembling New York engulfed in flames after an apparent missile attack, it emerged today. The video was uploaded on YouTube by the North’s official website, Uriminzokkiri, which distributes news and propaganda from the state media, as the country prepares to conduct its third nuclear test. The footage is shot as a dream s...

Fashion designer Jeremy Scott has created three limited edition models for Smart Car, titled Smart ForJeremy

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...Scott has created three limited edition models for Smart Car, titled Smart ForJeremy. Jeremy Scott, 38, whose trademark wings have adorned Swatch watches and high-top Adidas sneakers worn by the likes of Kanye West since 2008, has taken on a larger creative project with the Smart Car. Made of transparent fiberglass, rocket-shaped wings serve as the car’s brake lights; and the luxurious inte...