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Launch 2


Interstellar Technologies

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Launch 2

Type: Suborbital

Engine cut off after two seconds and the vehicle fell back to the pad and exploded.


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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 v0 – Interstellar Technologies

  • Family: MOMO
  • Length: 9.9 m
  • Diameter: 0.5 m
  • Launch Mass: 1 T

The MOMO v0 was manufactured by Interstellar Technologies with the first launch on 2017-07-30. MOMO v0 has 1 successful launches and 4 failed launches with a total of 5 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 single stage Momo is powered by a pressure-fed engine fueled with ethanol and liquid oxygen. The engine is gimbaled for steering, with cold gas thrusters providing roll control.

Momo v0 was replaced by v1 in 2021.


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.

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