Unha 3 Rocket

  • North Korea suffers blow as rocket launch fails April 13, 2012

    Seoul: North Korea's much hyped long-range rocket apparently crashed into the sea a few minutes after launch on Friday, South Korean and other officials said, dealing a blow to the prestige of the reclusive and impoverished state. Pyongyang had defied international pressure from the United States and others to push ahead...
  • N Korea ready to launch rocket, prompts warnings April 10, 2012

    Pyongyang: Isolated and impoverished North Korea said on Tuesday it was ready to go ahead with its proposed long-range rocket launch, an announcement that sparked immediate condemnation from South Korea and Russia and a plea from China, its main ally, for calm. The launch of the Unha-3 rocket, which North Korea...