VIDEO: Unmanned Rocket Crashes Into Flames After Liftoff In Japan
By Robert Gearty, Fox News // June 30, 2018
ABOVE VIDEO: The launch of what would have been Japan’s first privately developed rocket to reach outer space failed Saturday after it burst into flames just seconds after liftoff from Hokkaido.
(FOX NEWS) – An unmanned rocket crashed in a huge fireball just seconds after liftoff off in Japan.
TV footage captured Saturday’s crash on Japan’s northernmost island.
Japanese startup Interstellar Technologies is investigating why its 33-foot rocket failed.
“We could not accomplish what we were expected to do. I feel sorry for that,” said Takahiro Inagawa, the president of the company, according to the newspaper Mainichi.
Saturday’s failure was the second after the rocket’s first launch last July.
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