30 December 2020
Engineers successfully conducted a test run of a new solid rocket booster engine at the Academy of Aerospace Solid Propulsion Technology in Xi'an. The three-segmented booster engine with a diameter of 3.2 m is currently the most powerful solid rocket engine with the largest thrust (260 t), diameter, propellant mass and the longest ignition time in China. The test is to verify whether the engine meets the design requirements before it formally undertakes space launch missions.
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