North Korean Rocket Launch: Photos

Photographer: Pedro Ugarte/AFP/Getty Images

A North Korean soldier stands guard in front of the Unha-3 rocket at Tangachai -ri space center, North Korea, on April 8, 2012. Close

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Photographer: Pedro Ugarte/AFP/Getty Images

A North Korean soldier stands guard in front of the Unha-3 rocket at Tangachai -ri space center, North Korea, on April 8, 2012.

North Korea defied international condemnation and launched a rocket today that may have failed minutes after liftoff, South Korea and Japan said.

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