Camera mounted on North Korea missile takes snaps from space


North Korea’s latest test of its longest-range missile produced image of the Earth taken from space using an onboard camera, raising more concerns about the range of the missiles. — AFP)

If North Korea’s test of its longest-range missile in five years wasn’t worrying enough, the state’s official media released an image showing the Earth taken in space from a rocket designed to deliver a nuclear warhead.

Images of the weekend launch of its Hwasong-12 intermediate-range ballistic missile were splashed on the country’s biggest newspaper Monday. The photographs were taken "by a camera installed at the missile warhead” and released by the country’s Academy of Defense Science, the official Korean Central News Agency reported.

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