Spaced-OoooO-Out
   


About

Dr Mike J Smith
Kingston University

Personal Webpage

Email me
T:+44 (0)207 099 2817

Mike Smith


RSS FeedRSS Feed


Categories



Links






Calendar

April
M T W T F S S
           
13
           


       

North Korea's Satellite Ambitions....
....ended up in the Yellow Sea. Hopefully the rocket launch in North Korea hasn't escaped people's attention over the last week, not least because of the diplomatic tensions it has caused and the potential for using this launch as a test for the development of ballistic missiles. Anyway, the "reason" for the launch was the 100th anniversary of the birth of Kim Il-Sung and to place an EO satellite in to orbit. Jonathan Amos has a nice piece highlighting the difficulties in rocket launch and satellite development.

posted on: Fri, 13 Apr 2012 | path: /remote_sensing | permanent link to this entry