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Fueling Starts Of Rocket On Launch Pad

April 11 2012

North Korea

A North Korean official says fueling has begun of a rocket that is intended to carry a satellite into orbit, reports the Voice of America News.

The Unha-3 rocket, which is on a launch pad at the Tongchang-ri site, is scheduled to launch between Thursday and Monday.

The fueling operation was announced Wednesday to a group of visiting journalists by Paek Chang Ho, chief of North Korea's launch command center.

Fueling will be completed at the "appropriate time" he said,...

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