North Korea does its best to stop even the most basic of information on the country slipping out, so when it launches a satellite into space it's understandably difficult to find out the truth. Space expert and former US Air Force officer Brian Weeden has gathered just about everything we can know at this point, however, and the result is a fascinating article on Wired. Weeden does his best to explain if the launch was illegal, if the satellite has failed, and if the whole incident was really a cover for a ballistic missile test.