Exceeding all expectations, North Korea has put a satellite into orbit. This is another in-your-face step in becoming a global nuclear terrorist threat to the world. Nations are meeting and politicians are beating their breasts, but Kim Jung Un goes on developing his nuclear weapons. This is another milestone toward that goal. Expert opinion is that a deliverable weapon is still years away. However, they just accomplished this. Read more in this article.
North Korea launched a long-range rocket carrying what it called a satellite, drawing renewed international condemnation just weeks after it carried out a nuclear bomb test.
Critics of the rocket program say it is being used to test technology for a long-range missile.
South Korea and the United States said they would explore whether to deploy an advanced missile defense system in South Korea “at the earliest possible date.”
The U.S. Strategic Command said it had detected a missile entering space, and South Korea’s military said the rocket had put an object into orbit.