North Korea's Unha 3 space launch

Publication Type:

Report

Source:

NIAS Report, National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bangalore, Number 978-81-87663-63-8, Bangalore (2012)

URL:

http://eprints.nias.res.in/425/

Abstract:

A major topic that grabbed international media attention recently related to North Korea's attempted launch of a 100kg satellite into a 500km polar orbit. This launch was North Korea's fourth attempt to put a satellite into earth orbit. three other attempts in 1999, 2006 and 2009 all ended in failure. According to North Korea the current launch is a part of the country's plans to use space for developmental purposes.

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