Kim Jong Un and daughter oversee North Korea’s ICBM launch
SpaceWar.com reports: “North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, accompanied by his daughter, personally oversaw the recent test-firing of the country’s most powerful intercontinental ballistic missile, state media images showed Friday.
The launch on Thursday — Pyongyang’s second ICBM test this year — involved a Hwasong-17 missile, the official Korean Central News Agency reported, adding that it was fired in response to ‘frantic’ US-South Korea joint military drills.
Photographs in the official Rodong Sinmun newspaper showed Kim watching the black-and-white Hwasong-17 — dubbed a ‘monster missile’ by analysts — blast off into the sky.
Some of the images showed him watching the launch with his daughter — never named by state media but identified as his second child Ju Ae by South Korean intelligence.
State media also released images showing the Earth from space, purportedly taken by a camera mounted on the ICBM.
KCNA said the launch ‘confirmed the war readiness of the ICBM unit’, adding that it ‘had no negative impact on the security’ of neighbouring countries…”View Original Article