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

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