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Mechanics of Sun-Synchronous Orbit & North Korea's KMS-4

QUICK QUESTION: Is North Korea's KMS-4 in a proper Sun-synchronous orbit? https://www.n2yo.com/?s=41332 2016-009A FOLLOW-UP QUESTION: How do I tell? I want to understand the mechanics. RESEARCH:...
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What is the smallest launch vehicle that has put a satellite in a geostationary orbit?

Minotaur V might become a candidate for the smallest current launcher to put a payload in GEO, but it has only launched LADEE yet. The first satellite in GEO seems to have been Syncom 1 which launched ...
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Is this really the logo of the North Korean space program?

Reading about the North Korean space program, and its recent launch of the Kwangmyŏngsŏng-4 satellite, I stumbled upon this logo: It is referenced in quite a few news stories, like here or here, or ...
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When (roughly) will North Korea's Kwangmyongsong-4 satellite re-enter?

North Korea recently launched Kwangmyongsong-4 but it wasn't entirely successful and is tumbling out of control. I read on a Wired article that “This thing is probably a failed attempt to get higher ...