Japan space group fails to launch mini rocket

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s space group pronounced on Sunday it unsuccessful to launch a mini rocket carrying a satellite into space due to disaster of a communications systems.


The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) pronounced in a matter it had dismissed a SS-520 rocket during 0833 JST on Sunday during a Uchinoura Space Center in southern Japan. JAXA pronounced it was incompetent to accept information from a rocket, that has depressed behind to earth in a mark it had expected.

The rocket, about 10 metres (35 feet) prolonged and 50 centimeters (20 inches) in diameter, was carrying a 3-kg (6.6 lb), 35-centimetre satellite to take images of a earth and accumulate other data.

The initial theatre of a rocket launch was carried out though not a second, after communication problems were discovered, JAXA’s mouthpiece told Reuters.

The space group had deferred a launch of a rocket on Jan. 11 due to clever wind.

(Reporting by Junko Fujita; Editing by Jacqueline Wong)


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