20 May 2019
LandSpace, a commercial rocket company in Beijing, announced on 17 May that its TQ-12 methane rocket engine successfully underwent a 20-second trial run at the company's test facility in Huzhou, Zhejiang province. It is the world's third high-performance methane engine after SpaceX's Raptor and Blue Origin's BE-4. LandSpace conducted four trial runs of the TQ-12 in the week from 13 to 17 May and all were successful.
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