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North Korea rocket explodes during spy satellite launch, and meteor hunters caught it on camera


North Korea rocket explodes during spy satellite launch, and meteor hunters caught it on camera The first stage of a North Korean rocket apparently exploded Tuesday (Nov. 21) during a purported spy satellite launch, a new video suggests. A camera at South Korea's Yonsei University, usually used for tracking meteors or shooting stars, showed the first stage of the North Korean Chollima-1 rocket appearing to erupt and spread debris, Reuters reported Friday (Nov. 24). "This time they appear to have detonated the first stage propellant in mid-air," Byun Yong-Ik, an astronomy professor at Yonsei University, told Reuters.    More



(Source: Space.com - Nov 27)

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