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North Korea insists rocket launch does not flout deal with U.S.

SEOUL — North Korea launched a long-range rocket Friday morning in defiance of repeated international protests, but it failed to reach orbit, breaking apart soon after the blastoff, U.S. and South Korean officials said. Read full article >>
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Failure as North Korean rocket breaks up in flight

News : The Coming Crisis (2 years ago)

Pyongyang, North Korea (CNN) -- Defying warnings from the international community, North Korea launched a long-range rocket on Friday, but it broke apart before escaping the earth's atmosphere and fell into the sea. The launch drew ... Read Post

South Korea Launches First Rocket Into Space

News : Huffington Post (5 years ago)

GOHEUNG, South Korea — South Korea launched its first rocket Tuesday, just months after rival North Korea's launch drew international anger, but space officials said the satellite it carried failed to enter its intended orbit. A Sci... Read Post

Japan, South Korea to ask China to help prevent North Korean rocket launch

News : The Coming Crisis (2 years ago)

SEOUL (Kyodo) -- Senior Japanese and South Korean officials on Friday agreed that the two countries will call on China to play an active role in preventing North Korea from launching a satellite on a long-range rocket in mid-April. ... Read Post

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