Russia Confirms Korean Satellite

Keith Stein (kstein@erols.com)
Sat, 05 Sep 1998 12:52:46

Russia has officially confirmed that North Korea did launch a rocket
carrying a satellite on Monday, August 31st.

Russian space surveillance says the satellite was launched into a high orbit.

The satellite seemed to be of a commercial nature and had been catalogued.

U.S. Space Command said yesterday they are making further checks.

Russia also says North Korea was planning to launch another missile on
Saturday, September 5th.


Keith Stein

ISI Consulting
http://www.isi-consulting.com