February 26, 2024

South Korea has recovered wreckage of North Korean spy satellite, Seoul says

ROK military assesses that Malligyong-1 has ‘no efficacy for military use’

South Korea has retrieved the wreckage of North Korea’s spy satellite that fell into the Yellow Sea in late May, the ROK military announced Wednesday, assessing that it has “no efficacy for military use.”

The Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said the military has subsequently ended its 36-day hunt for debris from the failed May 31 launch of the Malligyong-1 military reconnaissance satellite.

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