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North Korean objects 41332 and 41333; how fast are they losing altitude?

I cited objects 41332 and 41333 launched in early 2016 as counterexamples to this answer on my highly down voted and closed but otherwise "perfect" question What regulations, agreements, or other ...
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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 ...
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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? 2016-009A FOLLOW-UP QUESTION: How do I tell? I want to understand the mechanics. RESEARCH:...
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