Interstellar Technologies’ TENGA Rocket launches successfully

TENGA Co., Ltd. and Interstellar Technologies Inc. successfully launched their ‘TENGA Rocket’ joint project on July 31, 2021 at 17:00 JST (08:00 UTC), reaching space at an apogee altitude of 92 km. Interstellar’s MOMO series sounding rocket is the only privately developed rocket in Japan to reach space. This marks the third successful flight, and the second in a row following on from the July 3 launch of ‘Rocket of NEJI’.
The first single-sponsor flight of the MOMO series, ‘TENGA Rocket’ succeeded at the first privately funded payload ejection and recovery and the first livestream from inside a space vehicle in Japan.

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