North Korea Satellite Died Just After Launch

It's dead and tumbling in orbit, astronomers say

By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff

Posted Dec 18, 2012 12:04 AM CST

(Newser) – The Kwangmyongsong satellite North Korea sent into orbit last week has already become just another piece of space junk, experts believe. Astronomers say the satellite is tumbling in orbit and failing to emit broadcasts, signs that it probably died soon after the launch, the New ...   Read full story »

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