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Flight 7


Interstellar Technologies

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Flight 7

Type: 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.


Taiki-cho, Hokkaido, Japan

Taiki-cho, Hokkaido, Japan

7 rockets have launched from Taiki-cho, Hokkaido, Japan.

Taiki-cho, Hokkaido, Japan, Taiki-cho, Hokkaido, Japan


MOMO v1 – Interstellar Technologies

Family: MOMO
Length: 10.1 m
Diameter: 0.5 m
Launch Mass: 1 T

The MOMO v1 was manufactured by Interstellar Technologies with the first launch on 2021-07-03. MOMO v1 has 2 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 2 launches. 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

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.

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Ken & Judy O
Ken & Judy O'Neill
1 year ago

Good luck to MOMO and IST.