ESA’s Full-Scale Reusable Demonstration Slips To 2025


A Prometheus gas generator test at in 2020.

Credit: ArianeGroup
LYON—The Callisto and Themis demonstration programs, aimed at advancing the European space industry’s knowledge in reusable launchers, have made progress and first flights are now expected in 2024-25. Protracted developments, however, have created delays, slowing down the gathering of experience...

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