1st Test Flight

Overview

Destination: Suborbital
Mission: Suborbital

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

First Test Flight of the MOMO suborbital rocket. Flight was terminated about 80 seconds after engine ignition.

MOMO v0

Family: MOMO
Configuration: v0

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.

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Specifications
  • Stages
    1
  • Length
    9.9 m
  • Diameter
    0.5 m
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
    1 T
  • Thrust
    12 kN
Family
  • Name
    MOMO v0
  • Family
    MOMO
  • Variant
    v0
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    MOMO v0
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Interstellar Technologies

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President: Takahiro Inagawa Founded: 2005 Successes: 3 Failures: 4 Pending: 0

Agency Type: Commercial

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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Taiki-cho, Hokkaido, Japan

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