Top News on Ariane 5

  • Europe spells out bold vision for Ariane 6, ISS


    Europe has spelled out a clear vision of its place in space, giving a further green light to the Ariane 6 launcher and confirming its intention of joining the USA in keeping the International Space Station flying through 2024.


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  • Europe spells out bold vision for Ariane 6, ISS


    Europe has spelled out a clear vision of its place in space, giving a further green light to the Ariane 6 launcher and...


  • ANALYSIS: ATV era opens final chapter with 'flawless' space station docking


    The International Space Station marked the end of an era on Tuesday, 12 August 2014 with a “flawless” arrival by the...


  • ESA keeps eye on Ukraine crisis as Vega launch nears


    As the European Space Agency makes final preparations for the third flight of its new Vega light launcher, unrest in...


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  • Europe spells out bold vision for Ariane 6, ISS

    News | 04 Dec 2014 17:05 | Dan Thisdell

    Europe has spelled out a clear vision of its place in space, giving a further green light to the Ariane 6 launcher and confirming its intention of joining the USA in keeping the International Space Station flying through 2024.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Europe-spells-out-bold-vision-for-Ariane-6-ISS-406760/
  • Sierra Nevada bids to keep Dream Chaser alive despite NASA non-selection

    News | 02 Oct 2014 12:32 | Dan Thisdell

    Sierra Nevada Corporation last week launched two bids to keep alive its Dream Chaser lifting-body spaceplane project, which suffered a blow in September when NASA cut it from its Commercial Crew programme in favour of seven-person capsules being developed by Boeing and SpaceX.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Sierra-Nevada-bids-to-keep-Dream-Chaser-alive-despite-NASA-non-selection-404379/
  • ANALYSIS: USAF push to oust Russian rockets turning into high-stakes contest

    News | 24 Sep 2014 15:32 | Dan Thisdell

    ​A US Air Force drive to end its reliance on Russian rocket motors is turning into a high-stakes competition between rival technologies, with propulsion specialist ATK throwing its hat into the ring just a week after United Launch Alliance and Blue Origin agreed to jointly fund development of a new, all-American engine.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-USAF-push-to-oust-Russian-rockets-turning-into-high-stakes-contest-404097/
  • Airbus puts defence and security electronics, satcoms units up for sale in latest restructuring move

    News | 16 Sep 2014 16:13 | Dan Thisdell

    ​Airbus Group has put its defence and security electronics and satellite communications services businesses up for sale in the latest stage of its long-running bid to get its ailing defence business onto a sustainable footing.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airbus-puts-defence-and-security-electronics-satcoms-units-up-for-sale-in-latest-restructuring-move-403738/
  • ANALYSIS: Galileo 'on track' despite launch trouble

    News | 01 Sep 2014 14:46 | Dan Thisdell

    ​Europe’s bid to establish its own satellite navigation system suffered a setback with the failure of a Soyuz launcher to put into their assigned orbits the fifth and sixth spacecraft in what is to be a 30-satellite constellation. But both the European Space Agency and European Commission remain confident that the programme remains on track to provide essentially full services from 24 satellites from 2017 and to have the complete, 30-satellite constellation – including six orbiting spares – flying in 2020.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Galileo-on-track-despite-launch-trouble-403019/
  • ANALYSIS: ATV era opens final chapter with 'flawless' space station docking

    News | 13 Aug 2014 15:28 | Dan Thisdell

    The International Space Station marked the end of an era on Tuesday, 12 August 2014 with a “flawless” arrival by the fifth and final resupply flight in ESA’s Automated Transfer Vehicle programmehttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-ATV-era-opens-final-chapter-with-flawless-space-station-docking-402656/