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Kappa 4
Part of Kappa Family
Japanese sounding rocket. Two stage vehicle consisting of 1 x Kappa 4 Booster + 1 x Kappa 4

Status: Retired 1961. First Launch: 1957-09-20. Last Launch: 1961-06-18. Number: 3 . Thrust: 105.00 kN (23,604 lbf). Height: 5.90 m (19.30 ft). Diameter: 0.33 m (1.08 ft). Apogee: 80 km (49 mi).



Country: Japan. Launch Sites: Akita, Obachi. Stages: Kappa 4 Booster, Kappa 4 engine. Agency: ISAS.

1957 September 20 - . 10:03 GMT - . Launch Site: Akita. LV Family: Kappa. Launch Vehicle: Kappa 4.
  • Chemical release mission - . Nation: Japan. Agency: ISAS. Apogee: 40 km (24 mi).

1957 September 22 - . 10:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Akita. LV Family: Kappa. Launch Vehicle: Kappa 4.
  • Chemical release mission - . Nation: Japan. Agency: ISAS. Apogee: 40 km (24 mi).

1961 June 18 - . 04:35 GMT - . Launch Site: Obachi. LV Family: Kappa. Launch Vehicle: Kappa 4.
  • Sigma 4 Rockoon Chemical release mission - . Nation: Japan. Agency: ISAS. Apogee: 105 km (65 mi).


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