North Koreans hail rocket launch; U.S., others condemn - Article Photos 18/22

South Koreans use binoculars to look at Diamond Mountain in North Korea after news broke of North Korea's rocket launch at the Unification Observation post in Goseong, South Korea, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012. North Korea successfully fired a long-range rocket on Wednesday, defying international warnings as the regime of Kim Jong Un took a big step forward in its quest to develop a nuclear missile. (AP Photo/Yonhap, Lee Jong-gun) KOREA OUT ORG XMIT: SEL805