Japanese Expander-bleed Engine Progresses Toward 2020 Flight

Japan climbed a technological mountain in developing the main propulsion system for its H-II space launcher series in the 1980s and ’90s, producing an engine of difficult configuration that was comparable with the best that had been achieved for NASA. Then Japan climbed down from that mountain...
Bradley Perrett

Bradley Perrett covered China, Japan, South Korea and Australia. He is a Mandarin-speaking Australian.

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