Interstellar Technologies is scheduled to launch a MOMO rocket as part of the Flight 7 mission. The launch window for the Suborbital mission is on 10/31/2020 UTC (UNCONFIRMED) from Taiki-cho, Hokkaido, Japan. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the MOMO and experience the excitement for yourself.
The sixth (Flight 6 has not happened yet) flight of Interstellar Technologies MOMO rocket.
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.
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.
This post was last modified on September 28, 2020 8:15 am
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