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A rendering of Interstellar Technologies' rocket, Zero, expected to be fueled by liquefied biomethane produced by Air Water
JAPAN / Science & Health
Sep 18, 2023
Cow waste to be transformed into rocket fuel for space startup
Air Water said it would begin conducting trials in the fall, with the fuel to be loaded on a rocket created by startup firm Interstellar Technologies.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jun 14, 2020
Japan startup's launch of compact rocket fails due to engine problem
A Japanese aerospace startup's launch of a compact rocket failed Sunday morning in Hokkaido due to an engine problem, the company said, marking the latest setback for a project that has suffered a series of delays.
Apr 21, 2020
Japanese startup to launch compact rocket in May after 4-month delay
A Japanese aerospace startup said Monday it will launch a compact rocket from Hokkaido early on May 2 following a four-month delay.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Science & Health
Dec 29, 2019
Interstellar Technologies delays launch of Momo-5 rocket in Hokkaido
Japanese startup Interstellar Technologies Inc. says it has postponed the launch of a small observation rocket until at least Tuesday due to technical reasons.
Japan Times
Jul 4, 2019
Interstellar Technologies to launch fourth rocket next week following success of Momo-3
A Hokkaido-based aerospace startup said Thursday it will launch its fourth privately developed small rocket next week, following the success of its predecessor in May.
Japan Times
May 15, 2019
Japanese rocket pioneer Takafumi Horie says his firm Interstellar Technologies could soon take on SpaceX
Days after the first successful launch of his privately built rocket, entrepreneur Takafumi Horie said Wednesday his aerospace startup Interstellar Technologies Inc. may soon catch up with industry leaders such as SpaceX in the commercial space rocket-launching business.
Japan Times
Jul 30, 2017
Launch of private rocket backed by Horie fails off Hokkaido
The launch of what would have been Japan's first privately developed rocket to reach outer space failed Sunday off Hokkaido after telemetry was lost, forcing it to be aborted, the Hokkaido-based developer said.
Japan Times
Jul 7, 2017
Hokkaido venture to launch privately developed rocket into space
Interstellar Technologies Inc., a space venture based in Hokkaido, will launch a small rocket developed independently without government funding on July 29.


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