North Korea Wants To Put ‘Several’ Spy Satellites Into Orbit This Year


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North Korea plans to follow up last year's launch of a spy satellite by putting several more in orbit by the end of this year, according to state media. Pyongyang plans to make itself a "space power," putting it on the fast track to economic and scientific prowess, the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) wrote Monday in a report marking the 11th anniversary of North Korea's space industry. The reclusive country successfully launched its first surveillance satellite, Malligyong-1, last November. The U.S. condemned the action as a breach of the United Nations Security Council resolutions aimed at limiting dual-use technology...