North Korea plans satellite launch between May 31 and June 11
North Korea already has date to launch its sixth space rocket while Japan and the West are wary of its true interests. the Japanese Coast Guard has been informed that its awkward neighbor has scheduled to launch the satellite between May 31 and June 11, as reported this Monday (early morning in Spain).
Pionyang Will delineate a maritime danger zone in which, according to his estimates objects could fall during the launch process, according to the notification that has been picked up by the Japanese news agency. Kyodo.
The Japanese government, which, along with numerous countries in the international community, considers that the satellite launch is a covert way of testing long-range missiles.has instructed to “prepare for unforeseen circumstances” and “take all possible measures to collect and analyze information” from the test.
The Japanese prime minister’s office said in a message posted on its Twitter profile that it will cooperate with the U.S., South Korea and other countries to “strongly urge North Korea to exercise restraint.”
North Korea announced the launch in April
The North Korean National Aerospace Development Administration (NADA) reported in April that it had completed preparations for launching a military reconnaissance satellite.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un himself visited the facility on several occasions in preparation for the launch.
North Korea has launched five space rockets with which it claimed it sought to put observation satellites into orbit, the last one in February 2016.
The international community considered in each case that the regime was attempting to testing ballistic missile technology covertly and no expert has ever picked up any signal from the North Korean devices that were deployed in Earth orbit.
Pionyang has since tested numerous de intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM), the latest on April 13.