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Flight 7

  • Type: Suborbital
  • Orbit: Suborbital

Sixth flight of Interstellar Technologies MOMO rocket. First flight using the MOMO v1 design bringing various improvements over MOMO v0.
It reached an apogee altitude of 99 km.


Launch Complex 0

Hokkaido Spaceport, Japan

Launch Complex 0 has witnessed the launch of 7 rockets, including 0 orbital launch attempts, while Hokkaido Spaceport, Japan, has been the site for 7 rocket launches.

Launch Complex 0


Interstellar Technologies MOMO v1

Momo is a Japanese sounding rocket capable of delivering 20 kg to a height of 100 km. It is privately developed by Interstellar Technologies Inc. (IST).

The v1 upgrade includes a higher thrust engine with a silica fiber reinforced plastic nozzle, as well as increased mass and length.



Interstellar Technologies

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.

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Ken & Judy O
Ken & Judy O'Neill
2 years ago

Good luck to MOMO and IST.