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. The rocket has a diameter of 0.502 m and a length of 9.9 m. The dry wight is 0.7 t and the lift of weight is 1.0 t.
The rocket is manufactured and launched at Taiki-cho, Hiroo-gun, Hokkaido.
The first rocket was launched on 30 July 2017, but the flight was terminated about 80 seconds after engine ignition.
Nr TypeNr Vehicle Serial Date LS Suc Payload
1 1 Momo 1 30.07.2017 Kai *F ? Planned: Launch sites: Kai: Error Wrong ID