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North Koreans Celebrate Rocket Launch

On the Launch Pad

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On the Launch Pad

A screen shot from Kyodo News shows a rocket being launched at the West Sea Satellite Launch Site in Cholsan County, North Pyongan province.


North Korea successfully launched a rocket Wednesday to put a satellite in orbit, it said, though other countries like the United States viewed it as a "provocative" move.

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