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China develops new engine for manned space missions

06-14-2012 19:07 BJT Special Report:Shenzhou 9 's Docking Mission with Tiangong 1 |

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China has developed a new circular engine, which will serve as the power system for rocket carriers in China's future manned space missions and lunar explorations.

The 120-ton, liquid oxygen kerosene, high pressure after-burning engine, has high performance, high reliability and is non-toxic and pollution-free. China is second, after Russia, to obtain this type of core technology.

Editor:Wang Chuhan |Source: CNTV.CN

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