South Korean intelligence reported the establishment in Korea of a new satellite

© RIA Novosti / Ilya Petliurite in fotobanka. Archival photoSouth Korean intelligence reported the establishment in Korea of a new satellite© RIA Novosti / Ilya Petliurite the image Bank

North Korea has created a new satellite. This was stated by South Korean newspaper «Chunan Ilbo» citing intelligence sources.

It is reported that he is called «kvanmenson-5». Details and technical specifications not given.

The previous launch of an artificial satellite «kvanmenson-4» («Bright star») with the carrier rocket «kvanmenson» from the Baikonur Shohei (Tongan-Ni) in the province’s Do was held on 7 February 2016. According to Japanese and South Korean military, the missile was an advanced modification of the vehicle «ynha-3» («milky way») is a civilian version of an Intercontinental ballistic missile «Taepodong-2».

The launch of Sputnik, which the West considered a pretext for testing ballistic missiles, was one of the factors for the sharp escalation of tensions on the Korean Peninsula, the degree of which since then has only increased. After Sputnik was launched by the North Korean Committee of space technology announced the successful launch of the carrier rocket «kvanmenson» the satellite «kvanmenson-4″and the parameters of its orbit from 500 to 494, 6 kilometers, it completes one revolution around the Earth in 94 minutes.

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