Vega Flight VV15 failure: Arianespace and ESA appoint an independent inquiry commission 11 July 2019 Arianespace announced today, 11 July, 2019, the failure of Flight VV15 carrying the FalconEye1 satellite. This was the first Vega failure after 14 successful launches in a row since being introduced at the Guiana Space Center in French Guiana in 2012.
ESA space transportation workshops look to Space19+ and beyond08 July 2019 In the lead up to decisions to be taken at Space19+ in Seville, Spain in November, ESA invited developers, Member States representatives, and end users to workshops last week.
Réaltra Space wins contract to monitor Ariane 6 launches27 June 2019 An Irish space company will design, develop and deliver on-board live telemetry for Europe’s next-generation Ariane 6 launch vehicle under a contract signed yesterday.
ESA expertise to support Portugal’s launch programme27 June 2019 Portugal is developing the infrastructure for a national spaceport on one of the islands of the Azores archipelago, Santa Maria, a European launch and landing location for small satellites.
Cost-efficient manufacturing for rocket cylinders24 June 2019 ‘Flow forming’ shapes a metal in a single step and is being trialed to create rocket cylinders that are much cheaper and quicker to make.
Ariane 5’s second launch of 201921 June 2019
Ariane 5’s second launch of 201921 June 2019 An Ariane 5 has delivered the T-16 and Eutelsat-7C telecom satellites into their planned orbits.
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