North Korean Satellite Track – April 9th, 10:00 AM

NORAD ID: 39026
Int’l Code: 2012-072A
Perigee: 503.3 km
Apogee: 586.1 km
Inclination: 97.4 °
Period: 95.4 minutes
Semi major axis: 6915 km
Launch dateDecember 12, 2012
Source: North Korea (NKOR)
Comments: KWANGMYONGSONG 3 is a North Korean Earth observation satellite, which according to the DPRK is designed for weather forecast purposes, and whose launch is widely portrayed in the West to be a veiled ballistic missile test.



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