North Korea puts satellite in orbit with surprise rocket launch

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North Korea Rocket Launch
Various images shown on screens at the General Satellite Control and Command Center show the launch of North Korea's Unha-3 rocket on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012, in Pyongyang, North Korea. North Korea successfully fired the long-range rocket on Wednesday, defying international warnings as the regime of Kim Jong Un took a big step forward in its quest to develop a nuclear missile. (AP Photo)