Japan’s First Private Launch Vehicle Fails

Credit: Momo suborbital sounding rocket: Interstellar Technologies
Japan’s first privately developed launch vehicle, the Momo suborbital sounding rocket, was launched by startup Interstellar Technologies (IST) on July 30, but the flight was terminated shortly after liftoff when communication with the vehicle was lost. Launched from Taiki on Hokkaido, the liquid...

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