China is stepping up development of one thousand tons of thrust carrier rocket is expected two years after first flight
data in Figure : Chinese series of carrier rockets
According to Voice of China “news and newspapers Summary reports, China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology party committee secretary Liang Xiaohong said, of one thousand tons thrust carrier rockets is stepping up development are expected after two years fly, while the carrying capacity of one hundred tons, is five or six times of heavy rocket of active-duty carrier rocket has also entered the argument.
after take-off thrust of 600 tons of the Long March 2F carrier rocket successfully Divine No. 9 into space, China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology party committee secretary Liang Xiaohong said, independently developed by China 1100 tons thrust rocket Long March 5 in the process of development and production to catch up with developed countries heavy rocket carrying capacity:
Liang Xiaohong: We are now low-earth orbit is roughly 10 tons of high-orbit is roughly five tons. Developed countries, its low-earth orbit is roughly 20 tons of high orbit is roughly 10 tons just twice. The low orbit of our 2014 first flight of the Long March 5 rocket can reach 25 tons, high-orbit can reach 13 tons. And proton number, energy, Ariane synchronized.
On this basis, the thrust of 3000 tons of heavy rocket more than 100 tons carrying capacity has also been demonstrated:
Liang Xiaohong: 8 m diameter core stage, 35 diameter, 3 m booster rocket from the first to the first 15 meters diameter, big guy. 8 engine drive, 3,000 tons of take-off, a very large rocket.
heavy rocket developed successfully meet all the needs of the future of China’s space activities:
Liang Xiaohong: You do not care deep space exploration or the moon or Mars exploration, I have to meet. Not only meet the needs of the domestic aerospace industry, is also able to meet all of the launch of the foreign needs.(edit: SN031) the share: