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Korean rcket fizzles
Friday, April 13, 2012 6:06 AM
Gettin' old, but still a hippie at heart...
Quote:North Korea has acknowledged a multi-stage rocket it launched early Friday failed to reach orbit.
An announcer on North Korean television - interrupting programming four hours after the launch, which was not broadcast - says the Kwangmyongsong-3 earth observation satellite did not succeed in reaching orbit and scientific experts are investigating the cause of the failure.
Officials in Seoul, Tokyo and Washington say North Korea's rocket indeed blasted off from the launch pad but failed to get very far.
U.S. military officials called it a Taepo Dong-2 missile. They say it was tracked by satellite on a southern trajectory where the first stage fell into the Yellow Sea. The North American Aerospace Defense Command says the other two stages failed to continue in flight and never posed a threat. More at http://www.voanews.com/english/news/North-Korea-Admits-Rocket-Fails-Shortly-After-Launch-147283565.html
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