Upgrades, activity ongoing at North Korea’s satellite control center: imagery
Facilities in Pyongyang under construction since mid-2017 may be planned “space environment testing base”
Construction of new facilities connected to Pyongyang’s General Satellite Control Center (GSCC) of the National Aerospace Development Administration (NADA) has made slight progress in recent months but does not appear ready to open, recent satellite imagery suggests.
Imagery obtained by NK Pro also shows that the existing GSCC facilities which opened in 2015 continued to see regular traffic in February, despite the country’s strict coronavirus prevention measures.
The ongoing construction on the new buildings — which may be a planned “space environment testing base” — as well as activity at the control center next door also
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