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North Korea launches a ballistic type missile and claims that it has launched a satellite into Earth orbit. A rocket launch occurred on Sunday, at the Sohae Satellite Launching Station.

The Kwangmyonsong rocket, lifted off the pad and is reported to have placed a small Earth observation satellite; the Kwangmyonsong-4 payload, into orbit! Reports from various space agency and tracking facilities, say that the satellite is not in a stable orbit.
The Kwangmyonsong-4 satellite is listed as NORAD # 41332

To learn more and track the rocket body and the satellite; please visit these sites:

Launch facility update:

www.38north.org

Current News:

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-northkorea-satellite-missiledefense-idUSKCN0VH034

Track the Satellite- LIVE

http://www.satflare.com/track.asp?q=39026#MAP

http://www.n2yo.com/satellite/?s=39026