The is the name of a vertical takeoff and landing
, single-stage to orbit
, reusable launch vehicle
family of rockets
, and the spacecraft tour vehicle designed to be boosted by said rocket. Although there are no flying models yet, the cone-shaped spacecraft is designed to carry up to fifty passengers to a Low Earth Orbit
or intercontinental destination.
Both the rocket and spacecraft would be manufactured by Kawasaki; the concept was created by the Japanese Rocket Society.
The name Kankō Maru is derived from the first steam-powered vessel in Edo-era Japan.