This combo of video grabs shows the failed launch of the rocket MOMO-2. Photo: AFP
This combo of video grabs shows the failed launch of the rocket MOMO-2. Photo: AFP
Japan

Privately developed Japanese rocket fails shortly after lift-off, prompting shock and dismay

About 600 people who had gathered to observe the launch in the Hokkaido town watched as the rocket fell from the sky in flames

This combo of video grabs shows the failed launch of the rocket MOMO-2. Photo: AFP
This combo of video grabs shows the failed launch of the rocket MOMO-2. Photo: AFP
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