Development of a fully reusable suborbital spaceplane capable of reaching an altitude of 100 km.Application include experiments space tourism as well as conducting experiments under micro-gravity.
CEO Shuji Ogawa
Shuji Ogawa founded PD Aerospace, a startup devoted in spaceplane research and development, in May 2007.
From an early age, he helped his father's engineering experiments and analysis at home.
In his career as an engineer himself, has been involved with an aircraft development project at an aircraft manufacturer.
These experiences led him to his conception of a fully reusable ballistic spaceplane equipped with an original engine, which is now under development at PD Aerospace.
He has also been serving as a member of the Cabinet Office Space Strategy Office ,Space Policy Committee, Space Transport System Subcommittee, since 2013.