Factory Opens For Ariane 6, Vega C Motor Nozzles

Credit: Photo: ArianeGroup
LYON, France—ArianeGroup has inaugurated the production line for the nozzles of the P120C solid propellant booster, which will be used both on the Ariane 6 and Vega C launchers. In response to SpaceX’s aggressive pricing, European space industry has elected to cut launch costs, mainly by reducing...
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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