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Long March-9 Manned Lunar Booster

Long March 9
Chinese nameLong March No. nineth
Foreign nameLong March 9
AbbreviationCZ-9 or LM-9
Country People's Republic of China
Development UnitChina Research Institute of
Launch Vehicle Technology
Current status 2018Key technical research and
deepening demonstration in advance
Time of maiden flightEstimated around 2028
LaunchWenchang Space Launch site
LEO140
program
LEO100 Ton
program
(old scheme)
LM-9LM-9
Rocket full length/M103Nearly 100
Core-level max diameter/m1010
Booster diameter/m53.35
Rectifier Cover diameter/M7.510
Take-off mass / ton4137About 3000
Take-off thrust / tons58733840
Payload, tons
LEO: Near-Earth orbit140100
GTO: Geosynchronous Earth transfer orbit66--
LTO: lunar Transfer orbit5035
MTO: Mars Transfer Orbit37--
Booster
Diameter/M53.35
Oxidizer/PropellantLOX /KeroseneLOX /Kerosene
Engine2 x 480-ton high pressure
Supplemental combustion
1 x 480 ton class
Core level One
Diameter/M1010
Oxidizer/PropellantLOX /KeroseneLOX /Kerosene
Engine4 x 480-ton high pressure4 x 480 ton class
Core Level Two
Diameter/M10 (LH2 tank)
7.5 (LOX tank)
10
Oxidizer/PropellantLOX / LH2LOX / LH2
Engine2 x 220-ton high pressure2 x 220 Ton class
Core Level Three
Diameter/M7.5 (LH2 tank)10 (LH2 tank)
Oxidizer/PropellantLOX / LH2LOX / LH2
Engine4 x 25-ton expansion
Circulating engine
2 x 50 tons high Altitude



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