Japan successfully launches next-generation H3 rocket after failure last year

February 18, 2024

TOKYO -- Japan successfully launched its new H3 flagship rocket on Saturday, putting its space program back on track after multiple setbacks including the failure of the rocket's inaugural flight last year. "And we need to start preparing for the third H3 launch as soon as tomorrow." A second test model of H3 rocket lift off from the launching pad at Tanegashima Space Center on the southwestern island of Tanegashima, Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan February 17, 2024. Photo: ReutersAn H3 rocket carrying a land observation satellite is seen before its launch at the Tanegashima Space Center in Kagoshima Prefecture, southwestern Japan February 17, 2023. That would require additional production capacity, he added, noting the company's factories can currently only produce five to six H3 rockets a year.

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