28 October 2019
On 26 October, Chinese private rocket company LandSpace held a successful long-range trial run of the variable thrust of the reusable liquid oxygen methane engine, laying the foundation for the recovery of reusable rockets. The engine named TQ-12, which was independently developed by LandSpace, completed its 200-second test that covered the entire flight time of the rocket. A major focus was on the feasibility of the engine thrust regulation and preliminary examination of the reliability of the engine itself, according to a statement sent to the Global Times by LandSpace.
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