Watch: Japan rocket explodes seconds after launchon March 13, 2024 at 3:21 am

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Space One’s ‘Kairos’ rocket burst into flames shortly after lift-off on Wednesday morning.

Space One’s ‘Kairos’ rocket burst into flames shortly after lift-off in western Japan on Wednesday. The explosion left a large plume of smoke in the air and sent fiery debris flying near the launchpad. The Tokyo start-up was racing to become Japan’s first private company to put a satellite into orbit.

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