Small Factory Reaches for the Stars

Hometown Stories

25m 00s
Broadcast on March 5, 2023 Available until March 5, 2025

An aerospace project in Kyushu has brought together more than 20 local factories. Their grand plan is to launch 36 satellites. It is the first foray into space for the team at the small factory in Kurume City tasked with assembling the satellites, who are engaging in a process of trial and error despite misgivings by some of the members. But the long-awaited launch unexpectedly failed. What will happen to people in the local community and their passion for space?

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