Japan North Korea Rocket Launch

December 11, 2012 - 10:33 PM
A Japan Self-Defense Force helicopter takes off near ground-based Patriot Advanced Capability-3 interceptors set up on alert against North Korea's planned rocket launch Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012 in Ishigaki, Okinawa Prefecture, southwestern Japan. North Korea is pressing ahead with preparation for a long-range rocket launch after extending its liftoff window by another week until Dec. 29 because of technical problems. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT, NO LICENSING IN CHINA, FRANCE, HONG KONG, JAPAN AND SOUTH KOREA