China Develops 140 Ton Lighter Oxyhydrogen Engine For Aerospace Studies

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC) announced that it will create a new rocket engine line to accelerate and facilitate China's planned space studies. According to the state-owned satellite and rocket manufacturer, progress has been made in key technologies for a hydrogen / oxygen high-thrust combustion cycle engine that will serve the country's heavy-load carrier rockets.

According to previously announced reports, CASC is developing a lift rockets 140 tons less than those currently used. The rocket will provide support for China's lunar exploration, deep space exploration, large-scale space infrastructure construction, and space resources development. In addition, the rocket manufacturer has recently completed a reliability test for the high thrust oxyhydrogen engine designed for the Long March-5B carrier rocket, which will be used to launch the different modules of the Chinese space station. The core module is scheduled to be released this spring.

Source: China International Radio

📩 14/01/2021 14:17

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