Hot firing proves solid rocket motor for Ariane 6 and Vega-C16 July 2018 Today's hot firing of the P120C solid-propellant motor at Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana proves its flight-worthiness for use on Vega-C next year and on Ariane 6 from 2020.
Focus on the future of space transportation: ESA’s call for ideas16 July 2018 ESA is calling for ideas that will shape the future of space transportation services – to space, in space and returning from space.
Largest-ever solid rocket motor poised for first hot firing09 July 2018 This week, the largest solid rocket motor ever built in one piece will be test fired at Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana for the first time.
Norway’s hybrid rocket motor sets new record06 July 2018
Norway’s hybrid rocket motor sets new record06 July 2018 The final static firing of a rocket motor has scored a new record for Norway and demonstrated Europe’s lead in hybrid launcher propulsion.
European industry gears up for Vega-C debut in 201921 June 2018 With just one year before Vega-C lifts off from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana, preparations for Europe’s next launcher are gaining momentum.
First hot firing of next-generation rocket engine15 June 2018 Yesterday’s complex hot fire test of an engine technology demonstrator, was the first in a series of planned tests guiding Europe’s next-generation upper-stage rocket engine design.