North Korea's spy satellite is operational, raising concerns

ABC News February 29, 2024, 01:01 AM UTC

Summary: North Korea's first spy satellite, Malligyong-1, is "alive" and under Pyongyang's control, confirmed by a Netherlands-based space expert. The satellite raised its orbit from 488km to 497km, indicating functionality. South Korea and the US will conduct military drills in response to North Korea's evolving nuclear threats. North Korea has conducted six rounds of missile tests this year. The country has not responded to the announcement of the upcoming drills.

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