Three-stage engine of China’s new manned carrier rocket to enter prototype development
According to the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation, a three-stage engine of the next-generation Chinese manned carrier rocket will go to the development of a sample prototype.
The engine’s long-distance and multiple ignition tests have been successfully completed, indicating that it is ready to enter the next stage of prototype sample development.
The test looked at key technologies including engine and component health, ignition system operating reliability and real-time fault diagnosis system.
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Artemis II engine section proceeds to final assembly
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