Ready for liftoff? Satellite imagery shows progress of DPRK’s space program
NK Pro analysis reveals construction status of key infrastructure, as North Korea telegraphs future satellite launch
North Korea has made strides in building infrastructure for its budding space program but some key sites remain unfinished, according to NK Pro analysis of satellite imagery, after a string of recent developments that have focused attention on the country’s efforts to launch reconnaissance satellites.
Pyongyang reportedly tested components of its largest intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) twice in recent weeks as part of a military spy satellites project, and Kim Jong Un visited two of the country’s main satellite launch facilities to announce plans to expand activities.
The following analysis delves into recent
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- 02What to expect from North Korea’s military parade, and when to tune in
- 03Why North Korea is the ultimate sucker bet for would-be investors
- 04Timeline: From South Korean nukes to North Korean lockdown
- 05State media review: North Korea orders young ‘volunteers’ to construction sites
- 06Sprawling worker camp appears near North Korea’s military nerve center
- 07Vast new trove of North Korean laws shines light on developments in country
- 08What’s left of the foreign community in Pyongyang, three years into pandemic