China's Rocket Engines

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Dedicated to China's "9 engines in eight years" program initiated by CNSA in 2021 & other state-owned engines or private ones.

"9 engines in eight years" program
1. 200 t full flow staged combustion cycle LOX/CH4 engine (supposedly replacing YF130 as the first stage of Long March 9)
2. 500 t staged combustion cycle LOX/RP-1 engine YF-130 (formerly used for the first stage of Long March 9)
3. 220 t staged combustion cycle LOX/LH2 engine YF-90 (formerly used for the second stage of Long March 9)
4. 360 t staged combustion cycle LOX/RP-1 engine YF-135
5. 100 t staged combustion cycle LOX/RP-1 engine
6. 80 t open cycle LOX/CH4 engine YF-209
7. 85 t open cycle LOX/RP-1 YF-102
8. 25 t closed expander cycle LOX/LH2 YF-79 (formerly used for the third stage of Long March 9)
9. 8 t staged combustion cycle LOX/RP-1


Rocket engines & rockets are nothing but commercial & industrial products and can be and should be mass produced just like cellphones & computers.
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JZYJ 70 ton methalox engine LongYun hot test in May 2023
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JZJY is a private methalox rocket engine startup founded in 2017
 
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Dedicated to China's "9 engines in eight years" program initiated by CNSA in 2021 & other state-owned engines or private ones.

"9 engines in eight years" program
1. 200 t full flow staged combustion cycle LOX/CH4 engine (supposedly replacing YF130 as the first stage of Long March 9)
2. 500 t staged combustion cycle LOX/RP-1 engine YF-130 (formerly used for the first stage of Long March 9)
3. 220 t staged combustion cycle LOX/LH2 engine YF-90 (formerly used for the second stage of Long March 9)
4. 360 t staged combustion cycle LOX/RP-1 engine YF-135
5. 100 t staged combustion cycle LOX/RP-1 engine
6. 80 t open cycle LOX/CH4 engine YF-209
7. 85 t open cycle LOX/RP-1 YF-102
8. 25 t closed expander cycle LOX/LH2 YF-79 (formerly used for the third stage of Long March 9)
9. 8 t staged combustion cycle LOX/RP-1


Rocket engines & rockets are nothing but commercial & industrial products and can be and should be mass produced just like cellphones & computers.View attachment 205086
200 t full flow staged combustion cycle LOX/CH4 engine YF-215
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It will replace YF-130 & YF-90 as the first and second stage of Long March 9)
 

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Dedicated to China's "9 engines in eight years" program initiated by CNSA in 2021 & other state-owned engines or private ones.

"9 engines in eight years" program
1. 200 t full flow staged combustion cycle LOX/CH4 engine (supposedly replacing YF130 as the first stage of Long March 9)
2. 500 t staged combustion cycle LOX/RP-1 engine YF-130 (formerly used for the first stage of Long March 9)
3. 220 t staged combustion cycle LOX/LH2 engine YF-90 (formerly used for the second stage of Long March 9)
4. 360 t staged combustion cycle LOX/RP-1 engine YF-135
5. 100 t staged combustion cycle LOX/RP-1 engine
6. 80 t open cycle LOX/CH4 engine YF-209
7. 85 t open cycle LOX/RP-1 YF-102
8. 25 t closed expander cycle LOX/LH2 YF-79 (formerly used for the third stage of Long March 9)
9. 8 t staged combustion cycle LOX/RP-1


Rocket engines & rockets are nothing but commercial & industrial products and can be and should be mass produced just like cellphones & computers.View attachment 205086
previous image of a prototype of the 220 t staged combustion cycle LOX/LH2 engine YF-90 two years ago. don't know what it will be used for since Long March 9 now uses the 200 t full flow staged combustion cycle LOX/CH4 YF-215
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20+ various Chinese liquid LOX/CH4 or LOX/RP-1 rocket engines are in development simultaneously and half of them are private :bplease:
 

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Deep Blue Aerospace 20 t thrust kerolox engine Leiting R1 hot fire test in June 2023. The engine will be used for the first stage of the LOX/RP-1 fueled Nebula-1 rocket.
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Deep Blue Aerospace is a Chinese space launch startup founded in 2016.
Nebula-1 is a LOX/RP-1 fueled rocket with a payload capacity of 2 t to LEO.
 

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Deep Blue Aerospace 20 t thrust kerolox engine Leiting R1 hot fire test in June 2023. The engine will be used for the first stage of the LOX/RP-1 fueled Nebula-1 rocket.
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Deep Blue Aerospace is a Chinese space launch startup founded in 2016.
Nebula-1 is a LOX/RP-1 fueled rocket with a payload capacity of 2 t to LEO.
According to DBA: three more hot fire tests and a 100 km hop test of the Nebula-1 rocket will take place in upcoming months.
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Deep Blue Aerospace 20 t thrust kerolox engine Leiting R1 hot fire test in June 2023. The engine will be used for the first stage of the LOX/RP-1 fueled Nebula-1 rocket.
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Deep Blue Aerospace is a Chinese space launch startup founded in 2016.
Nebula-1 is a LOX/RP-1 fueled rocket with a payload capacity of 2 t to LEO.
 

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Land Space 80 t thrust methalox engine TQ-12 hot fire test
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Land Space is a Chinese space launch startup founded in 2015.
 

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Deep Blue Aerospace 20 t thrust kerolox engine Leiting R1 hot fire test in June 2023. The engine will be used for the first stage of the LOX/RP-1 fueled Nebula-1 rocket.
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Deep Blue Aerospace is a Chinese space launch startup founded in 2016.
Nebula-1 is a LOX/RP-1 fueled rocket with a payload capacity of 2 t to LEO.
second hot fire test on 29 June 2023
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i-Space 15 ton thrust methalox engine JD-1 hot fire test on 5 July 2023.
The engine is used for the first stage of the liquid Hyperbola-2 rocket.
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Hyperbola-2 is a methane powered rocket with a payload capacity of 1.9 t to LEO.
i-Space is a Chinese space launch startup founded in 2016.
 

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i-Space 15 ton thrust methalox engine JD-1 hot fire test on 5 July 2023.
The engine is used for the first stage of the liquid Hyperbola-2 rocket.
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Hyperbola-2 is a methane powered rocket with a payload capacity of 1.9 t to LEO.
i-Space is a Chinese space launch startup founded in 2016.
 

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i-Space 15 ton thrust methalox engine JD-1 hot fire test on 5 July 2023.
The engine is used for the first stage of the liquid Hyperbola-2 rocket.
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Hyperbola-2 is a methane powered rocket with a payload capacity of 1.9 t to LEO.
i-Space is a Chinese space launch startup founded in 2016.
JD-1
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Space Circling 100 tonne thrust LOX/RP-1 rocket engine "Red Dragon"
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First hot fire test in late 2023.
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Space Circling is a private Chinese rocket engine startup
 

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Space Pioneer 110 tonne trust LOX/RP-1 engine hot fire test
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Space Pioneer is a private Chinese space launch startup.
 

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