Respected Comrade Kim Jong Un Receives Report on Operational Preparation of Reconnaissance Satellite from NATA Pyongyang General Control Center

Pyongyang, November 28 (KCNA) -- Kim Jong Un, general secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea and president of the State Affairs of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, received a report on the preparatory work for the operation of reconnaissance satellite done between Nov. 25 and 28 from the Pyongyang General Control Center of the National Aerospace Technology Administration (NATA) on Monday morning and early Tuesday morning.

The fine-tuning process of the satellite is being hastened to end one or two days earlier by the control means and system of the Pyongyang General Control Center of NATA.

The respected Comrade Kim Jong Un saw the satellite photos of Rome of Italy taken at 17:56:28 on Nov. 25 (Pyongyang Time) and Anderson Air Force Base taken above Guam in the Pacific at 09:17:07 on Nov. 27 (Pyongyang Time) and pilot satellite images of other regions.

He also received in detail satellite photos of the Norfolk Naval Station, the Newport News Dockyard and an airfield of Virginia, U.S., taken at 23:35:53 on Nov. 27 (Pyongyang Time) and the White House and the Pentagon of Washington and other objects at 23:36:25 on Nov. 27 (Pyongyang Time).

Four U.S. Navy nuclear carriers and one British aircraft carrier were spotted in the photos of the Norfolk Naval Station and the Newport News Dockyard.

Expressing great satisfaction at the successful preparations for the operation of the reconnaissance satellite "Malligyong-1" before the start of its official mission, he highly appreciated the NATA once again in the name of the Party Central Committee. -0- (Juche112.11.28.)