CASC Working On Improved Solid-Propellant Launchers

BEIJING—Chinese state space contractor CASC, eager to apply solid-propellant technology to commercial launch services, will lighten the first-stage motor of its Long March 11 launcher, increasing throw weight, a conference in Beijing has heard. CASC also seems to be planning a second and larger...
Bradley Perrett

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

Subscription Required


This content requires a subscription to one of the Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) bundles.

Schedule a demo today to find out how you can access this content and similar content related to your area of the global aviation industry.

Already an AWIN subscriber? Login


Did you know?  Aviation Week has won top honors multiple times in the Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Awards, the business-to-business media equivalent of the Pulitzer Prizes.