A further evolution of the Vega light launcher, beyond the already defined Vega C, is signaling another narrowing of the segment reserved for the Soyuz medium launcher in Arianespace’s offerings, as Ariane 6’s two-booster version (Ariane 62) is already slated to cover some of Soyuz’s upper-end missions. Vega’s enhanced capability aligns with the European desire for entirely independent access to space. Vega C Plus, unveiled earlier this month when the European Space ...


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