ArianeGroup Reports Progress On Ariane 6 Engines

LYON, France—ArianeGroup is maintaining its goal of July 2020 for the first flight of the Ariane 6 launcher, after a series of key steps were completed in engine development this summer. On Aug. 9 the Vulcain 2.1 liquid-propulsion engine, which will power the main stage, ended “its first development...
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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