Tianlong-2 [Space Pioneer]
The Tianlong-2 (TL-2), is a Chinese commercial launch vehicle by the Space Pioneer (Beijing Tianbing Technology Co., Ltd.) company.
Tianlong-2 is 32.8 m tall and has a diameter 3.35 m and is fueled by Kerosene and liquid oxygen. Stage 1 is powered by three YF-102 bought from CASC with a total lift-off thrust of 190 t. Stage 2 is powered by a single TH-11 staged combustion cycle engine with a larger nozzle for vacuum operations and a thrust of 300 kN. The small third stage is powered by the TH-31 engine with 3 kN thrust.
The vehicle is designed to put a 2000 kg payload into a low 200 km orbit or 1500 kg into a sun synchronous orbit.
The first launch was conducted successfully on 2 April 2023.
|Version||Stage 1||Stage 2||Stage 3|
|Tianlong-2||Stage 1 / 3 × YF-102||Stage 2 / TH-11 (Vacuum)||Stage 3 / TH-31|
|Tianlong-2R||Stage 1 / 7 × TH-11||Stage 2 / TH-11 (Vacuum)||Stage 3 / TH-31|
No: Type: Serial Date LS Payload
1 1 Tianlong-2 Y1 02.04.2023 Jq LP-43/120 Jinta Planned: Launch sites: Jq = Jiuquan Space Center, Inner Mongolia, China F Failure P Partial Failure