JapanThe Coast Guard said today,North KoreaJapan has been informed that Pyongyang officials plan to launch a payload toward the Yellow Sea and the East China Sea between November 22 and December 1.spaceSatellite rocket.
Reuters reported that if North Korea executes the above plan, it would be the third time this year that Pyongyang officials have attempted to put a spy satellite into orbit.
Pyongyang tried twice to put North Korea’s first spy satellite into orbit, failing both times.
North Korea first launched a satellite on May 31, which ultimately crashed into the sea. It was then launched again on August 24, but again failed due to problems with the rocket thruster.
Kyodo News quoted the Japanese Prime Minister’s Office as saying that Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has informed all Japanese government ministries and agencies to be fully prepared for a possible satellite launch by North Korea.