Unha 3 Rocket

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

    Seoul: North Korea's much hyped longrange 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 longrange 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 Unha3 rocket, which North Korea...