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Kwangmyŏngsŏng 2 (KMS 2)

Kwangmyŏngsŏng 2 [KCTV]

Kwangmyŏngsŏng 2 (광명성 2) was the second North Korean attempt for a satellite to reach ortbit.

It reportedly carried a communication payload was to reach a 490 km × 1426 km × 40.6 orbit, but was lost in a failure of the Unha-2 launch vehicle.

Nation: North Korea
Type / Application: Technology
Operator: KCST
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Orbit: 490 km × 1426 km, 40.6 (reportedly planned)
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Kwangmyŏngsŏng 2 (KMS 2) 2009-F02 05.04.2009 Th F Unha-2

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