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|Launch date:||5 April 2009|
|Carrier rocket:||Unha-2 Carrier Rocket|
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.