North Korean government claimed that their rocket carrying satellite fails to launch this morning and broke into pieces. Previously, a similar report submitted by the neighboring countries and the United States are watching closely.
Reported by the BBC, Friday, April 13, 2012, North Korea’s statement was presented a five-hour intervals after the failed launch of ground in Sohae, near the border with China. Currently, North Korea fielded an expert to find out the cause of the failure.
“Earth observation satellite failed to enter orbit. Researchers, technicians and experts are currently investigating these failures,” said the North Korean government submitted by the KCNA news agency.
United States, Japan and South Korea believe North Korea was testing long-range missiles. North American Aerospace Defense Command (Norad) said, according to their monitoring of North Korea this morning launched a Taepodong-2 missile.
According to South Korean government, North Korea launched a rocket this morning at 07:39 local time. The launch took the path from south to west in the direction of the Korean peninsula between Japan and the Philippines.
Sliding interval of one minute, the rocket reportedly exploded. South Korea said the rocket disintegrated into 20 sections and crashed into the sea. At present, South Korean navy is looking for North Korea rocket debris.
Through a statement from the U.S. air defense command (NORAD), which destroyed the rocket was launched across the Yellow Sea. Shortly after the airing, the rocket was destroyed and eventually fell into the sea.
“Early indications mentioned, the first level of the rocket fell into the sea a distance of approximately 165 kilometers west of Seoul, South Korea (ROK). While the rest of the rockets certainly have been destroyed, and no debris fell to the ground,” said NORAD party.
White House spokesman Jay Carnye said the United States to assess North Korea’s rocket launch provocative actions through this. Although in the end the rocket launch was a total failure.
Communist countries, said the rocket launch is part of the 100th anniversary of the birth of the founder of North Korea, Kim Il Sung. The birth of Kim Il Sung memorial himself will reportedly take place next Sunday, April 15th.
The rocket that launched it was the first since North Korea led by Kim Jong Un. Two previous rockets had also failed on the air, when North Korea led by Kim Jong Il.