North Korean launchpad busy despite Putin’s vow to help launch DPRK satellites
Activity visible at Sohae spaceport suggests DPRK will carry out third spy satellite launch as planned in October
The launchpad at North Korea’s Sohae spaceport has appeared active in recent weeks, in a sign of plans to carry out a planned spy satellite launch in October despite Russian leader Vladimir Putin’s vow to help the DPRK put satellites into orbit.
NK Pro analysis of Planet Labs satellite imagery shows activity this month specifically at the launchpad used for the two failed launches in May and August, suggesting it will be used again for the next attempt.
The pad’s shelter structure appeared to have moved in a high-resolution image taken on
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