Kappa (rocket)

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

Rockets[edit]

Kappa 1[edit]

  • Ceiling: 40 km
  • Takeoff thrust: 10.00 kN
  • Diameter: 0,13 m
  • Length: 2,70 m

Kappa 2[edit]

  • Ceiling: 40 km
  • Mass: 300 kg
  • Diameter: 0,22 m
  • Length: 5 m

Kappa 6 (in two stages)[edit]

  • pay load: 20 kg
  • Ceiling: 60 km
  • Takeoff weight: 270 kg
  • Diameter: 0,25 m
  • Length: 5,61 m

Kappa 7[edit]

  • Ceiling: 50 km
  • Diameter: 0,42 m
  • Length: 8,70 m

Kappa 8 (in two stages)[edit]

  • pay load: 50 kg
  • Ceiling: 160 km
  • Takeoff weight: 1500 kg
  • Diameter: 0,42 m
  • Length: 10,90 m

Kappa 4[edit]

  • Ceiling: 80 km
  • Takeoff thrust: 105.00 kN
  • Diameter: 0,33 m
  • Length: 5,90 m

Kappa 9L[edit]

  • Pay load: 15 kg
  • Ceiling: 350 km
  • Takeoff weight: 1550 kg
  • Diameter: 0,42 m
  • Length: 12,50 m

Kappa 9M[edit]

  • Pay load: 50 kg
  • Ceiling: 350 km
  • Mass: 1500 kg
  • Diameter: 0,42 m
  • Length: 11,10 m

Kappa 8L[edit]

  • Pay load: 25 kg
  • Ceiling: 200 km
  • Takeoff weight: 350 kg
  • Diameter: 0,25 m
  • Length: 7,30 m

Kappa 10[edit]

  • Ceiling: 742 km

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