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N korea satellite orbit

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There are conflicting reports about whether the satellite is orbiting successfully.
N korea satellite orbit

This picture received from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on December 12, 2012 shows an orbit image of the satellite Kwangmyongsong-3, being monitored on a large screen at a satellite control center in Cholsan county, North Pyongan province in North Korea. North Korea confirmed it had launched a long-range rocket and succeeded in its mission of placing a satellite into orbit.

AFP PHOTO / KCNA VIA KNS