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North Korea rocket installed on launch pad 04/10/2012

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

North Korea rocket installed on launch pad

04/10/2012
TONGCHANG-RI SPACE CENTER — North Korea’s long-range rocket is on its launch platform, Agence France Presse reporters said, as the regime again insisted it was to send a peaceful satellite and not a missile.

The usually secretive North organized an unprecedented visit for foreign reporters to Tongchang-ri space center in an effort to show its Unha-3 rocket is not a disguised ballistic missile, as claimed by the US and its allies.

Communist North Korea says it will launch the satellite for peaceful scientific research between April 12 and 16 to mark the 100th anniversary of the birth of founding leader Kim Il-Sung. His birthday was on April 15..... MORE

SourceThe Daily Tribune

URL: http://www.tribuneonline.org/headlines/20120410hea4.html

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