Japanese Launcher To Use Simple, More Powerful Engines

A version of this article appears in the May 5 edition of Aviation Week & Space Technology. Inside most liquid-propellant rocket engines is another rocket engine, a sub-combustor that blasts its incandescent exhaust into a pipe and then a turbine instead of shooting it directly overboard. The...

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.