In which iSpace- Interstellar Glory in which it is the first Chinese Private Space Company to do so successfully commercially first out from sixty known private space companies in China People’s Republic of China… Founded in Beijing 2016 located in Beijing Economic and Technological Development Zone or known for short as E-Town in Capital of China – People’s Republic of China …
Beijing Interstellar Glory Space Technology Co., Ltd. (referred to as “Interstellar Glory”) was established in October 2016, with Peng Xiaobo as the legal representative. The company is committed to developing excellent commercial launch vehicles and providing systematic launch solutions, providing global commercial aerospace customers with more efficient, higher-quality, and more cost-effective launch services, so as to greatly improve the ability of human beings to freely enter and exit space.
reusable liquid launch vehicle
The Hyperbola-2 launch vehicle is a small liquid launch vehicle with a two-stage tandem configuration, which is used to provide small satellite launch services. The hyperbolic No. 2 carrier rocket has a length of 28m, a first-stage rocket body diameter of 3.35m, a second-stage rocket body diameter of 2.25m, a take-off thrust of 106t, and a low-Earth orbit carrying capacity of 1.9 tons.
The Hyperbola-2 carrier rocket uses liquid oxygen/methane as propellant, which is non-toxic and non-polluting; the first sub-stage has the function of vertical landing and recovery, which can be reused, further reducing the cost of satellite launch services.
The company focuses on the research and development of intelligent launch vehicles, and provides integrated commercial launch services for global satellite and constellation customers.
At 16:00 Hours Hong Kong SAR- Beijing Time on July 5th, 2023, the test run of the SQX-2Y rocket power system was a complete success. Interstellar Glory Hyperbola No. 2 Verification Rocket Power System Trial Test Successfully】Interstellar Glory Hyperbola No. 2 Verification (SQX-2Y) rocket is a type of vertical recovery and reuse used to verify the liquid oxygen methane reusable launch vehicle The verification rocket adopts a full-scale rocket body diameter of 3.35m, and can be installed with one or more self-developed Focus No. 1 engines according to mission requirements to verify the real flight and return conditions of the first sub-stage of the reusable launch vehicle.
At 16:00 on July 5, 2023, the test run of the SQX-2Y rocket power system was a complete success.
The procedures of SQX-2Y rocket approach, stage, test, inflation, filling, precooling, ignition, post-processing and other procedures are strictly implemented in accordance with the launch site procedures; throughout the test process, the power system and control system are in accordance with the real flight test conditions. Continuously variable thrust of the engine and engine swing control were carried out. All systems worked normally and the performance was stable. All performance indicators met the design requirements. The participating systems were efficiently matched. The rocket shut down normally after working according to the actual flight procedure. The timing of this test run will be launched soon. The flight sequence of the kilometer-level vertical take-off and landing test has been comprehensively assessed for the whole system.
So far, SQX-2Y rocket power system and electrical system testing, propellant filling and leakage, engine pre-cooling and operation, shutdown and landing post-processing have been fully verified, and the whole system has successfully passed the test assessment.
The SQX-2Y rocket power system test run is an important and critical large-scale ground test before the Hyperbola II verification flight test. The correctness and effectiveness of the process. The complete success of this test mission has laid a solid foundation for the SQX-2Y rocket to carry out vertical take-off and landing flight tests.
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