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Thu Apr 12, 2012, 09:11 PM

NORAD press release: North Korean Taepo Dong-2 missile failed after first stage separation

From Norad.mil:
NORAD and USNORTHCOM Acknowledge Missile Launch
April 12, 2012

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command officials acknowledged today that U.S. systems detected and tracked a launch of the North Korean Taepo Dong-2 missile at 6:39 p.m. EDT. The missile was tracked on a southerly launch over the Yellow Sea.

Initial indications are that the first stage of the missile fell into the sea 165 km west of Seoul, South Korea. The remaining stages were assessed to have failed and no debris fell on land. At no time were the missile or the resultant debris a threat.

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Reply NORAD press release: North Korean Taepo Dong-2 missile failed after first stage separation (Original post)
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Canuckistanian Apr 2012 #2
greytdemocrat Apr 2012 #3
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Response to Poll_Blind (Original post)

Thu Apr 12, 2012, 10:05 PM

1. Now it's a race to see who can get to the debris first.

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Response to Poll_Blind (Original post)

Thu Apr 12, 2012, 10:09 PM

2. Uh-oh

That NK official SITTING DOWN behind Kim Jong-Un is about to be sent to one of those re-education camps.

You've gotta be more vigilant about those standing ovation response times, Mr. N. Korean official.

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Response to Poll_Blind (Original post)

Thu Apr 12, 2012, 10:13 PM

3. Rut Roh...

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Response to Poll_Blind (Original post)

Thu Apr 12, 2012, 11:12 PM

4. This ain't rocket surgery!

'nuf said?

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