North Korea on Monday extended the window for its planned rocket launch by one week due to technical problems but stressed it was pushing on with the mission in the face of international condemnation.
A North Korean Unha-3 rocket is shown at the Tangachai-ri space centre in April 2012. North Korea has extended the window for its planned rocket launch by one week, in order to deal with a "technical deficiency" with the first stage of the carrier.
A day after announcing a review of the original December 10-22 launch schedule, the Korean Committee of Space Technology said it was extending the window to December 29.
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