Best of News

Keywords

Japan's H-IIA rocket carrying an information gathering rader... News PhotoCarrying,Japan,Kagoshima Prefecture,Kyushu,Launch Pad,Rocket,Science and Technology,Space,Space Mission,VerticalPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPJapan's H-IIA rocket carrying an information gathering rader satellite lifts off from the launch pad at the Tanegashima space centre in Kagoshima prefecture, on Japan's southern island of Kyushu on January 27, 2013. Japan launched a new spy satellite into orbit amid concerns over North Korea's missile programme. JAPAN OUT AFP PHOTO / JIJI PRESS (Photo credit should read JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images)