posted on Mar, 30 2012 @ 02:31 AM
This satellite image from an privately operated satellite shows the Tongchang rocket facility in North Korea, preparing to launch a long range missle,
despite international objection. No surprise really, since NK, don't really care what the international community thinks.
It shows trucks and propellants outside some warehouses, used to store fuel and propellant. It also shows work underway at the gantry tower, and
preperations being made for a launch. The rocket is not visible yet.
The launch is expected to take place between April 12 and 16.
North Korea says the launch is to fire an observation satellite into orbit and mark the centennial of the birth of the nation's founder, Kim il
but America says:
The US says it is a cover to test long-range missile technology and violates UN Security Council resolutions.