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Maiden Flight

Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Test Flight

Low Earth Orbit Space One Launch Pad Space Port Kii, Japan

Will launch a prototype "quick response" satellite for the Japanese government Cabinet Satellite Intelligence Center, operator of the IGS series of Japanese spysats.

Updates

Cosmic_Penguin • Jan. 26, 2024, 7:56 a.m.

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KAIROS

Family: KAIROS
Configuration:

4-stage all solid fuel small satellite launch vehicle from the Japanese company Space One, founded in 2018 by Canon Electronics, IHI Aerospace, construction company Shimizu and the government-backed Development Bank of Japan.

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Specifications
  • Stages
    4
  • Length
    18.0 m
  • Diameter
    1.35 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    1.5 m
  • Launch Mass
  • Thrust
Family
  • Name
    KAIROS
  • Family
    KAIROS
  • Variant
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Kii-based Advanced & Instant ROcket System
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
    $9000000
  • Low Earth Orbit
    250 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity
    150 kg

Space One

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Founded: 2018 Successes: 0 Failures: 0 Pending: 1

Agency Type: Commercial

Space One is a private launch service provider founded in 2018 by Canon Electronics, IHI Aerospace, construction company Shimizu and the government-backed Development Bank of Japan. Their KAIROS launch vehicle is planned for use to launch small satellites

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