The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) aka North Korea, announced the nation had conducted the second of two suborbital flights to test out technology for a new “reconnaissance satellite.” The announcement by DPRK is thought to refer to the suborbital flight on 4 March which reached an altitude of 560 km after its launch from the Sunan region in Pyongyang. This was the second test flight in just over a week. The previous one occurred on 26 February and had a similar purpose. That was announced as a test of the “photographing system, data transmission system and attitude control devices”. The exact launch vehicle used is not yet known.