MOMO – Interstellar Technologies Family: MOMO meters Length: 9.9 meters Diameter: 0.502 meters Launch Mass: 1 Low Earth Orbit Capacity: The MOMO was manufactured by Interstellar Technologies with the first launch on 2017-07-30. MOMO 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. Manufacturer 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. Interstellar Technologies is a JPN entity that was founded in 2005 and is administered by Takahiro Inagawa. Interstellar Technologies has 1 successful launches and 4 failed launches with a total of 5 launches.