Users of Niconico Douga will launch an artificial satellite from Nevada, US on September 19th. The satellite carries a movable figure of Hachune Miku (a derivative character of VOCALOID Hatsune Miku
). The project involves Nojiri Housuke (the novel author of "Rocket Girls
Social Media Satellite Development Project (SOMESTAT)
The major object of the project is to demonstrate that Hachune Miku can swing a green onion (leek) at zero gravity. Matsumoto Leiji
gave a supporting message to the project.
Matsumoto Leiji's message for SOMESAT (Niconico)