Japanese private rocket exploded just after launch

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The second attempt to launch a private rocket, which belongs to the venture company, Interstellar Technologies Inc., failed: the rocket exploded a few seconds after launch, footage of which was shown by the TV company NHK.

The launch of MOMO 10 meters long was to be the second attempt of the private venture company without the help of government aerospace exploration Agency (JAXA) to bring into space the aircraft.

The first attempt took place exactly 11 months ago — July 30, 2017. Single stage rocket MOMO-1 10 meters long and weighing 1 ton was to be first created and not running the state aerospace Agency of Japan, and venture business. The launch was on the island of Hokkaido. However, after some time ceased to receive information about the flight and in emergency mode has been stopped the engine. The rocket was able to overcome a height of 20 kilometers, and fell a distance of 6.5 kilometers from the launch site in the Pacific ocean.

The second attempt also ended in failure. Due to the fact that the launching was done from a distance of 600 metres, none of the employees were not injured. For the audience to visit the forbidden area was 1,5 kilometers.

Company finds out the reasons of the incident.

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