NKorea says satellite 'failed to enter into orbit'

North Korea's Unha-3 rocket stands at Sohae Satellite Station in Tongchang-ri, North Korea on Sunday April 8, 2012. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder)

April 18, 2012 1:32:16 PM PDT
North Korea's much-anticipated rocket launch ended quickly in failure early Friday, splintering into pieces over the Yellow Sea soon after takeoff.