(A demonstration of a new rocket engine for the geo-stationary satellite at the Sohae Space Center in this undated photo released by North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang September 20, 2016. / Reuters)
North Korea’s supreme leader Kim Jong-un stated on Sunday morning that“world will soon witness what eventful significance the great victory won today carries” after the successful testing of a new rocket. According to the Korean news network KCNA it was purely to advance North Korea’s space program. To quote KCNA:“consolidate the scientific and technological foundation to match the world-level satellite delivery capability in the field of outer space development.”
We are living in scary times, so lets hope that North Korea truly are using this for their “Space Program.” It is also a scary time for all those living in South Korea. As tensions rise between the US and North Korea, I truly hope that we will not see an all out war in the region.
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