ArianeGroup’s Micro-Launcher To Be First In Reusable Family

ArianeGroup CEO Andre-Hubert Roussel pictured in front of a Prometheus reusable engine demonstrator.
Credit: Eric Piermont/AFP/Getty Images
PARIS—The Maia micro-launcher will be the first member in a reusable family that will share common components and succeed Vega C and Ariane 6 as Europe’s launch vehicles, says ArianeGroup CEO Andre-Hubert Roussel. The name and the development of Maia were announced this month by the French...
Thierry Dubois

Thierry Dubois has specialized in aerospace journalism since 1997. An engineer in fluid dynamics from Toulouse-based Enseeiht, he covers the French commercial aviation, defense and space industries. His expertise extends to all things technology in Europe. Thierry is also the editor-in-chief of Aviation Week’s ShowNews. 

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