'Destruct command!' Japan's new H3 rocket fails to deliver payload to orbit

Japans' first H3 rocket launch ended with an anomaly that forced JAXA mission control to transmit a 'destruct command' to the vehicle. The rocket launched from the Tanegashima Space Center on March 6, 2023 (0137 GMT on March 7) carrying the Advanced Land Observing Satellite-3 (ALOS-3). [Full Story](https://www.space.com/japan-h3-rocket-fails-1st-test-flight) Credit: JAXA