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Launcher Structures
The Structures section actively supports the development and qualification of composite launcher structures. In addition to regular participation to design and qualification reviews for Ariane 5 and VEGA developments, specific technology projects are supported. A recent example is the 'Development of Structural Joints based on RTM and Co-bonding' by EADS CASA Espacio which qualified a novel technology for composite interface rings on launch vehicle adapters  
Composite joint samples (EADS CASA Espacio)
Composite joint samples (EADS CASA Espacio)
Launch vehicle adapter with composite joint (EADS CASA Espacio)
Qualification test of the composite adapter (EADS CASA Espacio)
Qualification test of the composite adapter (EADS CASA Espacio)
Last update: 31 July 2007

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