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Kwangmyŏngsŏng 5 ? (KMS 5 ?)

Kwangmyŏngsŏng 5 ? (광명성 5 ?) is a planned North Korean satellite.

Reportedly the satellite is equipped with cameras and telecommunication devices. In late 2017, it was reported, that the Kwangmyŏngsŏng 5 satellite had been completed.

Launch was expected for early 2018, likely on an Unha-3 space launch vehicle. It has been speculated, that a mobile launch vehicle based on the Hwasong-14 ICBM or Hwasong-15 ICBM ICBMs might be used instead. So far it was not launched.

Nation: North Korea
Type / Application: Reconnaissance, optical
Operator: NADA
Contractors: NADA
Equipment: cameras
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Kwangmyŏngsŏng 5 ? (KMS 5) ? - 202x So ?

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