China’s Moon Rocket To Approach 6,000 Metric Tons Thrust

Credit: Long March 9: AWST
China’s proposed Moon rocket will have a liftoff thrust approaching 6,000 metric tons (1.3 million lb.), state space-launcher builder Calt says, providing new design details. Mass at departure will exceed 4,000 metric tons, Calt official Long Lehao has said in a speech in Beijing. A smaller launcher...
Bradley Perrett

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

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