Topics » World   Dec. 12, 2012

North Koreans Celebrate Rocket Launch

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Announcing the Launch

A North Korean KRT TV presenter announces the successful launch of a long-range rocket by North Korea in this Dec. 12 video captured by North Korea Tech's Martyn Williams.


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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