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North Korea tests new type of
high-thrust rocket engine

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:Lalo, 3/20/2017 12:44:13 AM

TOKYO – North Korea has conducted a ground test of a new type of high-thrust rocket engine that leader Kim Jong Un is calling a revolutionary breakthrough for the country´s space program, the North´s state media said Sunday. Kim attended Saturday´s test at the Sohae launch site, according to the Korean Central News Agency, which said the test was intended to confirm the "new type" of engine´s thrust power and gauge the reliability of its control system and structural safety. Kim called the test "a great event

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There is a must-hear interview here between Fox´s Jim Leventhal and personable North Korea expert Jim Walsh.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Trigger2, 3/20/2017 5:50:30 AM     (No. 11195298)

How much did the Butcher get in return for that new type of high-thrust rocket engine?

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