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Kankoh Maru



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Kankoh Maru Booster
Credit: Kawasaki
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Japanese Space Hotel
Credit: NASDA via Marcus Lindroos
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Japanese Space Hotel
Credit: NASDA via Marcus Lindroos
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Japanese Space Hotel
Credit: NASDA via Marcus Lindroos
Japanese manned spacecraft. Study 1995. Kawasaki design for single stage to orbit reusable booster. Would carry 50 passengers to orbiting hotels or fast intercontinental flights.

Crew Size: 50.

Gross mass: 550,000 kg (1,210,000 lb).
Height: 22.00 m (72.00 ft).

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Associated Launch Vehicles
  • Kankoh Maru Japanese SSTO VTOVL orbital launch vehicle. Kawasaki design for single stage to orbit reusable booster. Would carry 50 passengers to orbiting hotels or fast intercontinental flights. More...

Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • Kawasaki Japanese manufacturer of rockets and spacecraft. Kawasaki, Japan. More...

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