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Tuesday, May 26, 2020

PYONGYANG, North Korea " North Korea's Space Force has for the first time successfully launched a "totally willing human" into space, according to a press release from the Korean Central News Agency. "The stars now belong to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea," the statement reads. "Under the divine guidance of Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un, the dauntless people of Korea have colonized the heavens.

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From the cited article...

..."Cosmonaut Mun was steadfast and resolute, from the time he left his farm to volunteer as our heavenly emissary, to three days later when he was launched into the void. Kim Il Sung surely smiles upon him."...

A maximum of three days training for a "totally willing" person who had been working on a farm three days earlier?

I am left to wonder why the government of North Korea felt they needed to say the "totally willing" part.

#1 | Posted by LampLighter at 2020-05-26 01:34 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

The Norks deployed some human capital stock to space. The Norks and US aristocrats use the 'willing' poor to do their bidding. May the odds forever be in their favor.

#2 | Posted by bored at 2020-05-26 02:50 PM | Reply

North Korean Space Force launches man into space

You should have seen the size of the catapult.

#3 | Posted by ClownShack at 2020-05-26 02:56 PM | Reply

I wonder how they compensated for the asymmetric drag?

#4 | Posted by REDIAL at 2020-05-26 02:58 PM | Reply

Early reports from unverified sources write that the "totally willing" cosmonaut has no desire to return to Earth ;)

#5 | Posted by GOnoles92 at 2020-05-26 07:48 PM | Reply

Someone should tell Trump that Obama really wanted to go into space, but was too chicken.

#6 | Posted by bored at 2020-05-26 09:51 PM | Reply

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