Yongbyon Nuclear Facility

Yongbyon Nuclear Facility
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By romulusnr @ 2005-06-22 15:44:23
It can be interesting to look for rectangular spots of discoloration on the zoomed-out views, because these are areas of high-res imagery. Sometimes you notice a high-res area that is not in a place you would expect. Why is this spot so interesting to people with imaging satellites? The answer to this spot is: it is the location of Communist North Korea's nuclear weapons facility. The actual fuel-producing reactor is above the loop, just inside the curve.
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@ 2005-07-17 16:52:34
It's amazing that imagery of this quality is so readily available. 10 years ago it would have been highly classified and 20 years ago it would have been darn near impossible.
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@ 2005-07-17 16:53:39
Another interesting thing is that the North Koreans claim this reactor is for producing electricity yet there are not power lines leaving the facility. Hmmm...?