North Korean rocket launch: Dec. 12, 2012 - Photo Gallery 15/22

FILE - In this Sunday, April 15, 2012 file photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un waves from a balcony at the end of a mass military parade in Pyongyang's Kim Il Sung Square. North Korea fired a long-range rocket Wednesday morning in its second launch under its new leader, defying warnings from the U.N. and Washington only days before South Korean presidential elections. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder, File) ORG XMIT: TOK104