Japan’s New Space Launcher Engine Advances

Credit: MHI
Verification of the LE-9 main engine of Japan’s forthcoming H3 space launcher will move into so-called battleship testing in December, mated with propellant tanks to demonstrate the integrated propulsion system. The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and prime contractor Mitsubishi Heavy...
Bradley Perrett

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

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