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Flight 7

MOMO

Interstellar Technologies

Launch Status
Success

Mission

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.

Location

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

Rocket

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.

Agency

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.