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.
ESA fosters early involvement in Vega and Space Rider20 June 2019 ESA is involving potential European stakeholders early on in the development and exploitation of the Vega space transportation system, including Space Rider.
Arianespace and ESA announce Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer launch contract17 June 2019 The Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer, Juice, will ride into space on an Ariane launch vehicle, Arianespace and ESA confirmed today at the International Paris Air Show.
Poland to improve thrust control in ‘green’ rocket engines11 June 2019 A consortium of companies in Poland will investigate new fuel injector designs to improve variable thrust in rocket engines using storable ‘green’ propellants.
Taking electronic dance music out of this world10 June 2019
Taking electronic dance music out of this world10 June 2019 On Friday 7 June, ESA began a three-day starring role at the World Club Dome electronic dance music festival. Billed as the Space Edition, this event is the latest stage of an 18-month partnership with BigCityBeats, the company behind the show. This y...