Europe’s Space Launcher Reusability Effort Hits Demo Program Delays

reusable launchers

Under an ESA initiative, ArianeGroup is proposing a family of reusable launchers using common components.

Credit: ArianeGroup
At a November European Space Agency ministerial council planned in Paris, the 22 member states are expected to stress the importance of developing technologies for reusable launchers and increase funding for demonstration programs. Despite recent commercial success with the expendable Ariane 6, they...
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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