Pyongyang, North Korea (CNN) -- Defying warnings from the international community, North Korea launched a long-range rocket on Friday, but it broke apart before escaping the earth's atmosphere and fell into the sea. The launch drew condemnation from United States and countries in the region, as well as an unusual admission of failure from Pyongyang, which had invited in journalists and space experts from around the world for the occasion.
Fighter jets roared through the skies over downtown Pyongyang on Thursday as the world watched to see whether North Korea would defy international warnings and launch a long-range rocket over the Yellow Sea.The five-day window for t... Read Post
1. NORTH KOREA'S ROCKET LAUNCH FAILSIgnoring admonishments from the international community, North Korea launched a long-range rocket into space on Friday, but the attempt was an embarrassing failure. The rocket broke apart just mom... Read Post