Kwangmyŏngsŏng 1 [KCTV]
Their first attempt to launch a North Korean satellite ended in vain, as the third stage of the Pekdosan-1 (a.k.a. Taepodong-1) launch vehicle failed shortly before it reached orbital velocity. Kwangmyŏngsŏng 1 (광명성 1) would have beamed propaganda songs from space, if it had reached a stable orbit.
|Type / Application:||Technology|
|Kwangmyŏngsŏng 1 (KMS 1)||1998-F04||30.08.1998||Th||F||Pekdosan-1|