North Korea Kwangmyongsong 3 satellite Launch atop Unha-3 FAILS to reach orbit

April 12, 2012 – Sohae Launch Center.

North Korea launched a three-stage space launcher Friday, defying warnings from international governments, but the rocket failed and crashed into the ocean moments after liftoff, according to defense officials in the region.

U.S. military sources said their systems detected the launch of North Korea’s Unha, or Taepodong 2, […]