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N. Korea's Kim hails engine test as 'new birth' for rocket industry: KCNA
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
North Korea has tested a powerful new rocket engine, state media said Sunday, with leader Kim Jong-Un hailing the successful test as a "new birth" for the nation's rocket industry. The test was apparently timed to coincide with the visit of US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to Beijing Saturday, where he warned that regional tensions had reached a "dangerous level". State news agency said Kim had overseen the operation, and "emphasised that the whole world will soon witness what eventful significance the great victory won today carries", KCNA reported, hinting that the North could use the new engine to launch a rocket to put a satellite in orbit. read more
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