Flight 5

Overview

Destination: Sub-Orbital
Mission: Suborbital

Sub-Orbital Taiki-cho, Hokkaido, Japan Taiki-cho, Hokkaido, Japan

Interstellar Technologies will launch the 'MOMO' observation rocket on its fifth mission.

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Additional Media

IST観測ロケット「 えんとつ町のプペル MOMO5号機」打ち上げLIVE中継

インターステラテクノロジズの観測ロケット「 えんとつ町のプペル MOMO5号機」の打ち上げをLIVE中継します。 6月14日(日) 午前5時00分頃より ※打ち上げが延期になった場合は、その日時に合わせて中継します。 ※現地の電波状況によって配信が中断したり、映像が乱れたりする場合がありますのでご了承ください。 ...


Arstechnica

Rocket Report: Another no-go for MOMO rocket, SpaceX invests in McGregor

"The launch and landing are not subtle."

TechCrunch

Interstellar Technologies’ privately-developed MOMO-5 rocket falls short of reaching space

Private launch companies seeking to lower the coast of reaching space continue to develop new vehicles, and the latest to attempt a trip to space is Interstellar Technologies (IST), a Japanese private launch company founded in 2003. The ...

MOMO

Family: MOMO
Configuration:

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.

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

Interstellar Technologies

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Takahiro Inagawa Founded: 2005 Successes: 1 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.

INFO WIKI

Taiki-cho, Hokkaido, Japan

Pad: Taiki-cho, Hokkaido, Japan


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Flight 5
Taiki-cho, Hokkaido, Japan - Taiki-cho, Hokkaido, Japan

Interstellar Technologies will launch the 'MOMO' observation rocket on its fifth mission.