Kwangmyŏngsŏng-2

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Kwangmyŏngsŏng-2
광명성 2호
Organisation: KCST
Mission type: Communication
Technology
Launch date: 5 April 2009
Carrier rocket: Unha-2 Carrier Rocket
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Kwangmyŏngsŏng-2 (Hangul: 광명성 2호, Hanja: 光明星 2號, meaning Bright Star-2) is, according to its estimated trajectory, a North Korean satellite, although it was suggested that it might be an intercontinental ballistic missile. According to the South Korean government, North Korea launched the rocket around 11:30 a.m. (0230GMT) Sunday 5 April 2009 from the coastal Musudan-ri launch pad in northeastern North Korea.[1]

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