Deep Blue Aerospace completed the launch and the landing test by travelling one kilometre in the air, to know more about the test and the upcoming mission that will happen from Deep Blue aerospace, read the full article given below.
About the launch and the Test Deep Blue Aerospace
China has recently built a small rocket test stage up at Shaanxi. This small rocket set up is named as Deep Blue Aerospace. This start up sent a rocket to test the stage up to an altitude of a km. this launch was successfully done on Friday that performed a powered descent and vertical landing.
Deep Blue Aerospace, was originally founded in 2017, which conducted around the test of May 6 and Nebula M1 from the test centre at Tongchuan, in Shaanxi Province, that landed back travelling only 500 meters of the landing pad. Bull’s eye!
The test is a milestone that developed the full Nebula-M1 rocket with an up gradation on the recovery first stage, which indicated the progress and the hard efforts by Chinese launch start up to develop more reusable launchers.
The Nebula-M1 is more powerful by a variable thrust named Leiting 1, also known as Thunder 5, which is a fully electric pump fed kerosene liquid oxygen engine.
A video that is going viral, about the launch of the mission shows the obscured by the dust thrown up by the thrust, but at last company consider as this as successful launch.
DEEPBLUE AEROSPACE (深蓝航天) just completed a successful 1km test flight of their Nebula-M1 pic.twitter.com/9hfje4qXNk— China Spaceflight 🙏 (@CNSpaceflight) May 7, 2022
The Nebula M was earlier used in the early two stages that successfully got the altitude of 10 and 100 meters above the sea level.
New test to the altitude of 10 and 100 km will be conducted using a new test stage having the same scale as the Nebula 1 rocket. This mission will be more powerful than the previous mission, it will have the power around 20 ton thrust Leiting 20 engines, which will be tested on their next mission.
The first orbital launch and the recovery of Nebula 1 rocket is planned before the end of 2024.
The founder of the Deep Blue Aerospace, Huo Liang, in an interview said that the firm is having the target to get both the private launch company contracts and the government programs contract soon.
He aimed to get a big contract to launch a national satellite project and the space station as the possible revenue system.
The company received a big gift last month, it announced an undisclosed A+ round of financing in April 19th, that raised the company budget by 31.5$ Million.
The Deep Blue Aerospace have employed around 100 staff of engineers, scientist and astronauts working with them. They specially come from China’s traditional space industry institution and companies, there are some from the areas such as the auto mobile and the aviation industries from the China. The team consider more of engineers over scientist or astronauts that is 70% of the crowd.
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More about the Mission and the Deep Blue aerospace projects.
Deep Blue Aerospace have claimed that the vertical take-off and the vertical landing have reached the higher altitude for such a test that is conducted in China, with also reaching the greatest speed and the longest flight time. This looks like a great success about the vertical launch because previously this launches were consider as the failure and were not much used.
The previous record of the altitude test was of 300.2 meter that was set by the Link space in 2019. This mission used the RLV-T5 vehicle. After having the break, links space is now targeting a 100 km launch at kevel test in Q4 this year after getting a recent success static from the fire stage of the larger methane liquid oxygen of RLV-T6.
Deep Blue Aerospace and the link space companies and not only has the commercial Chinese Launch firmed but also a great workers towards the up gradation of the reusable vehicles.
Beijing based iSpace is developing the Methalox Hyperbola 2 that will generate the Galactic Energy and the space pioneer and others are also developing the liquid propellant launchers and the vertical take-off, and the vertical landing capabilities.
Land space is one of the fastest beginners in China, recently they shared an image of Zhuque 2 that suggested the first test launch that is going to be soon in the upcoming days. This launch will be expanded and the firm plans to convert the methalox rocket into the reusable launcher.
Future and conclusion
The country is getting the main contract from the China Aerospace and the reusability of the Long march 8 is derived from the Long march previous rockets. While a reusable variant based on the Long March 6 that is based on developing the CASC Shanghai Academy of the Space Craft Technology.
CASC is also developing a new re-usable launcher that will have three cores for human space craft that will also have the Long March 9 super heavy lift rocket that could be also made reusable.
As mentioned above deep blue aerospace agency have got a big contract from a industry and theyu will start their mission soon.