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progindex_kms Program: KMS

Kwangmyongsong means "Bright Light Star" or star of hope. But it is also the Korean word for "Lode Star," a reference to the star that apparently shone across the sky on the day of the birth of the late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il.

North-Korean satellite program claimed to be for weather forecasting.
The launcher used is very similar to a long-range ballistic missile

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