Arianespace Sees Busy 2022 For Space Launchers

The Ariane 5 launch of the James Webb Space Telescope was the highlight of Arianespace's 2021.
Credit: Jody Amiet/AFP/Getty Images
LYON, France—Arianespace may perform up to 17 launches in 2022 with its family of Ariane, Soyuz and Vega rockets, according to CEO Stephane Israel. That total would make 2022 an extremely busy year and should be seen as the company’s maximum number of launches, he said, speaking at Arianespace’s...
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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