Top News on Ariane 5

  • Ariane 6 gets finance boost to 2016 design review


    ​Europe’s bid to retain independent, cost-competitive access to space in a launch market disrupted by US start-up SpaceX has been given solid financial momentum with formal contracts to develop the heavyweight Ariane 6 and light Vega C rockets.


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  • Ariane 6 gets finance boost to 2016 design review


    ​Europe’s bid to retain independent, cost-competitive access to space in a launch market disrupted by US start-up...


  • Virgin Galactic wins first satellite launch contract


    ​Virgin Galactic's bid to enter the rocket launching business got a boost today with its first contract for 39 flights...


  • PARIS: Arianespace rides falling euro as Ariane 6 beckons


    With operational success, a favorable exchange rate and a new rocket on the drawing board, Europe's launch operator...


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  • Ariane 6 gets finance boost to 2016 design review

    News | 13 Aug 2015 08:50 | Dan Thisdell

    ​Europe’s bid to retain independent, cost-competitive access to space in a launch market disrupted by US start-up SpaceX has been given solid financial momentum with formal contracts to develop the heavyweight Ariane 6 and light Vega C rockets.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Ariane-6-gets-finance-boost-to-2016-design-review-415638/
  • Virgin Galactic wins first satellite launch contract

    News | 25 Jun 2015 15:55 | Dan Thisdell

    ​Virgin Galactic's bid to enter the rocket launching business got a boost today with its first contract for 39 flights of its LauncherOne system, starting as early as 2017.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Virgin-Galactic-wins-first-satellite-launch-contract-414046/
  • ANALYSIS: Are reusable rockets a dream ticket to space?

    News | 19 Jun 2015 08:44 | Dan Thisdell

    A rocket flight to orbit costs many tens of millions of dollars, so engineers with an eye to cutting costs are hoping to reuse some launcher componentshttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Are-reusable-rockets-a-dream-ticket-to-space-413317/
  • PARIS: Arianespace rides falling euro as Ariane 6 beckons

    News | 17 Jun 2015 13:42 | Greg Waldron

    With operational success, a favorable exchange rate and a new rocket on the drawing board, Europe's launch operator arrives at Paris in a strong positionhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PARIS-Arianespace-rides-falling-euro-as-Ariane-6-beckons-413047/
  • PARIS: Avio launches new identity in space

    News | 15 Jun 2015 13:36 | Dan Thisdell

    ​Rocket propulsion specialist Avio launched events at the Paris air show with an early-morning unveiling of a fresh corporate identity to mark a its new era as an independent business.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PARIS-Avio-launches-new-identity-in-space-413559/
  • ANALYSIS: Europe's space vision soars – out there and on the ground

    News | 08 Jun 2015 09:06 | Dan Thisdell

    ​By any standard, ESA enjoyed a glorious year in 2014 – but this year has not disappointedhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Europes-space-vision-soars-out-there-and-on-the-ground-412212/