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Post-Launch Activity Observed at Sohae: Rocket Engine Test Possible

Post-Launch Activity Observed at Sohae: Rocket Engine Test Possible

A 38 North exclusive with analysis by Jack Liu. Executive Summary Recent commercial satellite imagery indicates new activity at North Korea’s Sohae Satellite Launching Station since the February 7 satellite launch, including possible preparations for a rocket engine test. An unusual convoy of five small 4-meter-long trucks, apparently [...]

North Korea Conducts Large Rocket Motor Tests: Construction at Sohae Launch Pad

North Korea Conducts Large Rocket Motor Tests: Construction at Sohae Launch Pad

A 38 North exclusive with analysis by Nick Hansen Summary Despite its failed rocket test last spring, commercial satellite imagery indicates that North Korea continues to develop long-range missiles, possibly with intercontinental ranges. Since the failed launch, the North has conducted at least two, and possibly more, tests of large rocket [...]

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