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N. Korea says rocket fueling under way
Breitbart ^ | April 12, 2012 | Staff

Posted on 04/12/2012 6:41:12 AM PDT by Semper911

North Korea said Wednesday that the fuelling of a long-range rocket is under way, ahead of the launch scheduled for later this week despite international protests.

"We are injecting fuel as we speak. It has started," Paek Chang-Ho, director of the satellite control centre on the outskirts of the capital Pyongyang, told visiting foreign journalists.

(Excerpt) Read more at breitbart.com ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; Foreign Affairs
KEYWORDS: fueling; korea; nkorea; nkoreakorea; northkorea; rocket
Norks getting ready to rumble? Heads up, Japan, and good shooting.
1 posted on 04/12/2012 6:41:15 AM PDT by Semper911
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To: Semper911

I’d say so. I don’t think they can unload the fuel and back down. Good shooting guys!


2 posted on 04/12/2012 6:45:54 AM PDT by battlecry
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To: Semper911

It would be nice to see the thing “blowed up real good”.


3 posted on 04/12/2012 6:48:20 AM PDT by b4its2late (Patience is not a virtue, it is a waste of time.)
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To: Semper911

Why am I picturing a powerful laser from space or the nose of a high flying aircraft focused on the fueling line?

Probably can’t be done, but if they have an accident while fueling I can guarantee one will be photoshopped into the NorKs news feed within minutes to explain how it burned on the pad.


4 posted on 04/12/2012 6:50:03 AM PDT by Abathar (Proudly posting without reading the article carefully since 2004)
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To: Semper911
It will be interesting to hear Obama’s comment in the event Japan knocks this missile down, now that he's eviscerated our own SDI program.
5 posted on 04/12/2012 6:50:30 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: Semper911

More tests on the joint NorK/Iran EMP weapon. My opinion.


6 posted on 04/12/2012 6:52:43 AM PDT by backwoods-engineer (I will vote against ANY presidential candidate who had non-citizen parents.)
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To: Abathar

They canceled that project after a cool $5B...

US mothballs airborne laser missile defense weapon
http://www.foxnews.com/us/2012/02/29/us-mothballs-airborne-laser-missile-defense-weapon/


7 posted on 04/12/2012 6:53:51 AM PDT by TSgt (The only reason I have one in the chamber at all times, is because it is impossible to have two in.)
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To: Semper911

The USA could have an Aegis ship equipped with SM-3s that reach out and touch someone!


8 posted on 04/12/2012 6:55:08 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: TSgt

*sigh*

Of course they did...


9 posted on 04/12/2012 6:56:59 AM PDT by Abathar (Proudly posting without reading the article carefully since 2004)
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To: skeeter

He won’t say a word.


10 posted on 04/12/2012 6:56:59 AM PDT by Former Proud Canadian (Obamanomics-We don't need your stinking tar sands oil, we'll just grow algae.)
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To: battlecry
I don’t think they can unload the fuel and back down.

I don't think so either.

11 posted on 04/12/2012 6:58:04 AM PDT by Semper911 (When you want to rob Peter to pay Paul, you'll always have the support of Paul.)
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To: Semper911
You know, fueling is a dangerous operation, and accidents happen. There was a time that such accidents would happen because it was the best thing for humanity.

Maybe they were arranged by freedom loving nations, maybe they were acts of God. Just sayin'

I would find it hard to find any sympathy if an accident were to happen during the fueling.

12 posted on 04/12/2012 6:58:31 AM PDT by Never on my watch (I'd rather light a candle than curse the flatulence.)
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To: Never on my watch
if an accident were to happen during the fueling

Yeah, that would be real sad, wouldn't it?

13 posted on 04/12/2012 7:00:31 AM PDT by Semper911 (When you want to rob Peter to pay Paul, you'll always have the support of Paul.)
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To: Semper911

Light em if ya got em.


14 posted on 04/12/2012 7:04:06 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Beware the Sweater Vest)
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To: Semper911

What’s the over/under on how high it lifts off before blowing up??? I’ll take 25000 feet for a buck.


15 posted on 04/12/2012 7:09:22 AM PDT by 6ppc (It's torch and pitchfork time)
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To: Semper911

What’s the over/under on how high it lifts off before blowing up??? I’ll take 25000 feet for a buck.


16 posted on 04/12/2012 7:09:36 AM PDT by 6ppc (It's torch and pitchfork time)
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To: 6ppc

I’ll give it 100,000 feet and pick ‘em.


17 posted on 04/12/2012 7:13:35 AM PDT by hoagy62 ("Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered..."-Thomas Paine. 1776)
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To: Semper911

The North Koreans never tire of being the *ssclowns of Planet Earth.


18 posted on 04/12/2012 7:13:58 AM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: Jack Hammer

Why does all footage of NK science projects look like the villains in a James Bond film?


19 posted on 04/12/2012 7:31:02 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: Jack Hammer

Well, as the old saw goes, “It’s a dirty job, but someone’s gotta do it!”


20 posted on 04/12/2012 7:31:53 AM PDT by AnAmericanAbroad (It's all bread and circuses for the future prey of the Morlocks.)
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To: Jack Hammer

Why does all footage of NK science projects look like the villains in a James Bond film?


21 posted on 04/12/2012 7:32:11 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: Semper911
Another international punk sticking a finger in our eye.

Don't they know that Obama killed Osama?

22 posted on 04/12/2012 7:56:28 AM PDT by AU72
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To: AU72

Seal Team 6 killed 0sama after Leon Panetta gave them the go ahead. 0bama might have technically authorized it, but would have preferred to see his fellow Muslim stay in hiding, watch porn, and serve ‘Allah’.


23 posted on 04/12/2012 8:51:29 AM PDT by mkjessup (Finley Peter Dunne- "Politics ain't beanbag")
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To: Jack Hydrazine

I don’t think Aegis or Patriot can hit a missile in boost phase...I could be wrong, but thats my understanding.


24 posted on 04/12/2012 9:22:27 AM PDT by Magnum44 (Terrorism is a disease, precise application of superior firepower is the cure)
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To: Magnum44

It’d be fun to try! I’d like to see The Eun have a conniption over the attempt!


25 posted on 04/12/2012 9:27:48 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: Semper911
Wouldn't it be interesting if the US was able to place stealthy nuke-powered drones, armed with SM-3 AEGIS BMD interceptors, flying randomized lazy 8's at extreme altitude over the ocean near the battle theater? Of course, they'd need to be networked and heavily encrypted - communicating infrequently and in bursts at "randomized/synced" frequencies, but with a bit of AI built in, in case the network was jammed.

Then have a fleet of not-so stealthy decoys, that we let the enemy "discover" and then allow them to "find" an exploit that they believe would take out the drones...

Any way, if I was running the show...

26 posted on 04/12/2012 10:02:23 AM PDT by dadgum (Overjoyed to be the Pariah.)
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To: Semper911

27 posted on 04/12/2012 1:04:35 PM PDT by mulder1 ("The past is prologue.")
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To: battlecry

I’d like to see a major malfunction on the launchpad with Jong standing next to it!


28 posted on 04/12/2012 1:26:09 PM PDT by Yorktownpatriot (2nd American revolution.. let it start here!)
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To: Semper911

That's a funny looking rocket!

5....4....3....2....

29 posted on 04/12/2012 2:33:07 PM PDT by MarineBrat (Better dead than red!)
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To: mulder1; Jet Jaguar; TigerLikesRooster; tomkow6; SandRat; AmericanInTokyo; Cindy; LUV W; All

OH Freepers you disappoint me took 12 replies before my fav Monster Godzilla show up ROFL

WHAT WRONG WITH YOU ROFL


30 posted on 04/12/2012 2:34:00 PM PDT by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: SevenofNine

U mean what wong with u?


31 posted on 04/12/2012 3:16:11 PM PDT by mulder1 ("The past is prologue.")
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To: Semper911; battlecry

You can, but it’s a very arduous process where the volatile and corrosive fuel has to be completely “scrubbed” from the system. While technically possible, it’s very unlikely.


32 posted on 04/12/2012 3:27:57 PM PDT by edpc (Wilby 2012)
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To: SevenofNine

Kim Jong the UN-ready wasn’t ready to fire his missile.


33 posted on 04/12/2012 3:40:34 PM PDT by rdl6989 (January 20, 2013 The end of an error.)
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To: rdl6989

I think going happen tonight I hear this weekend would be 100th birthday dear ole Grandpa Kim Jong Sun birth


34 posted on 04/12/2012 3:52:25 PM PDT by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: Semper911

Launch the damn thing already. To hell with this suspense.


35 posted on 04/12/2012 4:01:38 PM PDT by robertwalker62
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To: Semper911

The rocket has already been fired, according to breaking news from Fox


36 posted on 04/12/2012 4:04:36 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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