Japan’s First Private Rocket Set for Launch

Credit: Momo: IST
Japan’s first privately developed rocket has been scheduled for launch on July 29 by developer Interstellar Technologies (IST). The Momo sounding rocket is planned to be launched on a suborbital flight from Taiki on Hokkaido. With a length of 9.6 m (31.5 ft.) and a takeoff weight of 1,000 kg (2,200...
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