The Momo-4 rocket will carry a research device developed by Kochi University of Technology and release a paper plane in space as part of an experiment proposed by Castem Co., a precision parts manufacturer based in Fukuyama, Hiroshima Prefecture, that provided some of the funding for the project.
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Hokkaido Spaceport, Japan
7 rockets have launched from Hokkaido Spaceport, Japan.
Interstellar Technologies – ISTECH
- Abbreviation: ISTECH
- Administration: President: Takahiro Inagawa
- Founded: 2005
- Country: JPN
Interstellar Technologies, Inc. (Japanese: インターステラテクノロジズ（株） Hepburn: Intāsutera Tekunorojizu (kabu)) is a Japanese NewSpace company. It is a rocket spacelaunch company developing the MOMO launcher. Its stated goal is to reduce the cost of access to space. In 2017, it became the first Japanese company to launch a privately developed space rocket, though the launch was unsuccessful. The company plans to complete a rocket by 2020 that would be capable of launching small satellites into orbit.