A Japanese startup commercial rocket launch attempted to launch a 10-meter tall ‘Momo’ rocket to orbit on Sunday, but while the rocket achieved liftoff, it only made it about one-fifth of its total target altitude. The failure to reach orbit isn’t dissuading Interstellar Technologies, however – the company will try again, and should be able to improve its process… Read More

from iFeeltech IT News Mix4 https://techcrunch.com/2017/07/31/japans-potential-spacex-competitor-achieves-mixed-results-in-first-launch/?ncid=rss