Japan’s First Private Rocket Flies to Space

The Japanese company, Interstellar Technologies, has launched their Momo3 rocket from Hokkaido last Saturday May 4th. Momo3 burned its liquid fuel for two minutes and reached a height of 113.4 km.

Chinese private firm launches first space rocket

A SUBORBITAL rocket was launched into space on Thursday by a start-up in China’s burgeoning commercial aeronautics industry, as private firms snap at the heels of their dominant American rivals.