A Comparison of North Korea’s Unha-2 and Unha-3


Photos released today after reporters visited the North Korean launch site confirm that the Unha-3 launcher currently on the pad is very similar to the Unha-2 that North Korea launched in April 2009 (see Figure 1). The first two stages of the Unha-2 launch seemed to work as expected but the third stage did not ignite.

Figure 1: Images from AFP (left) and AP (right).

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