Japan's H-2A rocket lifts off carrying Tokyo’s first communications satellite Kirameki-2 from the Tanegashim Space Centre. Photo: AP Japan's H-2A rocket lifts off carrying Tokyo’s first communications satellite Kirameki-2 from the Tanegashim Space Centre. Photo: AP
Japan's H-2A rocket lifts off carrying Tokyo’s first communications satellite Kirameki-2 from the Tanegashim Space Centre. Photo: AP
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Chinese, Russian killer satellites ‘seen approaching’ Japanese craft

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Japan's H-2A rocket lifts off carrying Tokyo’s first communications satellite Kirameki-2 from the Tanegashim Space Centre. Photo: AP Japan's H-2A rocket lifts off carrying Tokyo’s first communications satellite Kirameki-2 from the Tanegashim Space Centre. Photo: AP
Japan's H-2A rocket lifts off carrying Tokyo’s first communications satellite Kirameki-2 from the Tanegashim Space Centre. Photo: AP
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