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  1. 16 Feb 2013, North Korea --- A soldier stands guard in front of the Unha-3 (Milky Way 3) rocket sitting on a launch pad at the West Sea Satellite Launch Site, during a guided media tour by North Korean authorities in the northwest of Pyongyang in this Apr

    North Korea Angers World With Missile Launch

    Houston, we have a problem. The Hermit Kingdom claims it’s just a science satellite, but even China is calling it a U.N.-prohibited long-range missile test, detected by both American and South Korean military monitors. It’s one of the last things anyone wants the pariah nation to have: A vehicle that could send its nuclear weapons across oceans and continents. Kim Jong-un named the orbiting object after his late father,  Kim Jong Il, and if it’s like the last “satellite,” launched in 2012, no one will detect a signal coming from it.

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