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Japanese Space One Kairos rocket explodes just seconds after launch

Japanese Space One Kairos rocket explodes just seconds after launch

Space One, a private Japanese firm, attempted to be the first Japanese company to put a satellite into orbit. Kairos, the 59-foot-tall, solid-fueled spacecraft, lifted off at 11:01 a.m. in the mountainous Kii Peninsula in western Japan on Wednesday. Five seconds after launch, the middle of the rocket erupted into a large explosion, and the […]

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