Ariane 5’s first launch of 201905 February 2019
Ariane 5’s first launch of 201905 February 2019 An Ariane 5 has delivered the Saudi Geostationary Satellite 1/Hellas Sat-4 and GSAT-31 telecom satellites into their planned orbits.
The Austrian Research Promotion Agency signs up to joint statement on European institutional exploitation of Ariane 6 and Vega-C30 January 2019 This morning, the Austrian Research Promotion Agency added its signature to the joint statement signed by other European institutions (ASI, ESA, CDTI, CNES & DLR) and the Swiss Confederation in October last year in support to the European lau...
P120C solid rocket motor tested for use on Vega-C29 January 2019
P120C solid rocket motor tested for use on Vega-C29 January 2019 The first qualification model of the P120C solid-fuel motor, configured for Vega-C, was static fired yesterday on the test stand at Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana.
ESA and Brazil sign Implementing Arrangement for Natal tracking station20 December 2018 ESA signed an Implementing Arrangement on 19 December with the Brazilian Space Agency for the setting up and use of telemetry and tracking facilities on Brazilian territory.
Winning ideas for new space transport services18 December 2018
Winning ideas for new space transport services18 December 2018 Imagine moving satellites to higher orbits, collecting space debris, and dedicated launches for small satellites. These are the winning entries of ESA’s call for ideas on new commercial space transportation services.
Ariane 6 on the way to flight06 December 2018
Ariane 6 on the way to flight06 December 2018 This has been an intense year for Ariane 6 development, with progress boosted across Europe: plants are manufacturing new parts using novel methods, all engines have been tested, and the construction of launch facilities is well underway.
4/5 Looking forward to those tests later this year! t.co/RmpimhYnDS 01 Feb 2019 14:00:49
5/5 Boom! 🔥Yesterday's test of the P120C engine at Europe's Spaceport was a success. The engine will be used for both… t.co/ELWHb5wAAg 29 Jan 2019 17:28:18