H3 Rocket

  • WorldJapans new H3 rocket fails to put satellite into orbit 1

    Japan’s new H3 rocket fails to put satellite into orbit

    (ORDO NEWS) — The Japanese H3 rocket launched on March 6 from the Tanegashima Space Center in Kagoshima Prefecture, but its first test flight was completed ahead of schedule. 5 minutes 27 seconds after launch, the rocket was given the command to separate the first stage and ignite the second, but ignition of the second stage engine was not confirmed. The speed of the rocket began to fall and the…

  • WorldJapan cancels first launch of H3 rocket

    Japan cancels first launch of H3 rocket

    (ORDO NEWS) — The launch of the new H3 series flagship rocket was aborted on Friday after its auxiliary boosters failed to fire, the Japanese space agency said. The rocket carried an observation satellite and an experimental infrared sensor that could detect rocket launches. The countdown has begun. During a Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency live broadcast, white smoke was seen rising from the H3 main engine. But a couple of…