May 20, 2024

North Korean TV airs new segment promoting national space program

State media lauds DPRK's efforts to become a "space power," hints at continued extra-terrestrial ambitions

North Korean state television on Thursday aired a new segment exploring the origins of the National Aerospace Development Administration (NADA) logo, reiterating Pyongyang's long-time goal of becoming a "space power."

It is the latest in a string of renewed promotion of the country’s space program following a period under the radar amid negotiations with the U.S. and sensitivity over its connection to the country’s nuclear program. 

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