Kappa (rocket)

Summary

Kappa is a family of solid-fuel Japanese sounding rockets, which were built starting from 1956.

Rockets

Kappa 1

  • Ceiling: 40 km
  • Takeoff thrust: 10.00 kN
  • Diameter: 0.13 m
  • Length: 2.70 m

Kappa 2

  • Ceiling: 40 km
  • Mass: 300 kg
  • Diameter: 0.22 m
  • Length: 5 m

Kappa 6 (in two stages)

  • Pay load: 20 kg
  • Ceiling: 60 km
  • Takeoff weight: 270 kg
  • Diameter: 0.25 m
  • Length: 5.61 m

Kappa 7

  • Ceiling: 50 km
  • Diameter: 0.42 m
  • Length: 8.70 m

Kappa 8 (in two stages)

  • Pay load: 50 kg
  • Ceiling: 160 km
  • Takeoff weight: 1500 kg
  • Diameter: 0.42 m
  • Length: 10.90 m

Kappa 4

  • Ceiling: 80 km
  • Takeoff thrust: 105.00 kN
  • Diameter: 0.33 m
  • Length: 5.90 m

Kappa 9L

  • Pay load: 15 kg
  • Ceiling: 350 km
  • Takeoff weight: 1550 kg
  • Diameter: 0.42 m
  • Length: 12.50 m

Kappa 9M

  • Pay load: 50 kg
  • Ceiling: 350 km
  • Mass: 1500 kg
  • Diameter: 0.42 m
  • Length: 11.10 m

Kappa 8L

  • Pay load: 25 kg
  • Ceiling: 200 km
  • Takeoff weight: 350 kg
  • Diameter: 0.25 m
  • Length: 7.30 m

Kappa 10

  • Ceiling: 742 km

See also

External links

  • Kappa-Rocket