Malligyong-1b (meaning "Telescope-1") was the second attempt by North Korea to launch a satellite officially declared to be for military reconnaissance purposes. It failed to reach orbit.
North Korea space launch vehicle (with possible linkage to their ballistic missile program) debuting in May 2023, named after a mythical horse of extreme endurance. Exact design is unknown, but fragments salvaged from the sea shows similarities with the previous Unha series of launch vehicles.
The Korean Committee of Space Technology was the agency of the government of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea) responsible for the country's space program. The agency was terminated and succeeded by the National Aerospace Development Administration in 2013 after the Law on Space Development was passed in the 7th session of the 12th Supreme People's Assembly.WIKI
North Korea said Aug. 24 its second attempt to launch a spy satellite ended in failure due to an “error in the emergency blasting system” during the third-stage flight.
North Korea has attempted to to launch a spy satellite again, but the mission ended in failure due to a critical "error in the emergency blasting system" during the third-stage flight, according to a statement from the nation's state-run K…