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North Korea launched a satellite into space Sunday, its state media reported. A state TV newsreader said that the launch had been personally ordered and directed by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, who was pictured smiling in official photographs as he oversaw the launch, and that more satellite launches were planned.
Photo: The Kwangmyongsong carrier rocket just being launched from its pad.