Paektusan 1 – Korean Committee of Space Technology Family: meters Length: 25.8 meters Diameter: 1.8 meters Launch Mass: 33 Low Earth Orbit Capacity: The Paektusan 1 was manufactured by Korean Committee of Space Technology with the first launch on 1998-08-31. Paektusan 1 has 0 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 0 launches. Taepodong-1 was a three-stage technology demonstrator developed by North Korea, a development step toward an intermediate-range ballistic missile. The missile was derived originally from the Scud rocket and was tested once in 1998 as a space launch vehicle. As a space launch vehicle, it was sometimes called the Paektusan 1. Manufacturer Korean Committee of Space Technology is a Government PRK entity that was founded in and is administered by . Korean Committee of Space Technology has 2 successful launches and 1 failed launches with a total of 3 launches.