Top News on Astrium

  • EADS's Astrium unit may be eclipsed by costs


    EADS’s Astrium space division ended 2013 on a note of triumph, with the Gaia star-mapping satellite it built for the European Space Agency enjoying a perfect Soyuz launch from the agency’s spaceport in French Guiana.


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  • EADS's Astrium unit may be eclipsed by costs


    EADS’s Astrium space division ended 2013 on a note of triumph, with the Gaia star-mapping satellite it built for the...


  • Airbus commercial performance drives EADS growth


    EADS saw revenue rise by 7% to €40 billion ($54 billion) in the nine months to 30 September on the back of commercial...


  • VINCI engine tests lift Ariane upgrade programme


    ​Snecma is claiming a “complete success” on its first two test of its reignitable Vinci cryogenic upper stage engine...


  • News Listings for Astrium

  • 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/
  • Top 100 industry league table highlights two sides to Airbus-Boeing rivalry

    News | 11 Sep 2014 16:15 | Dan Thisdell

    Flight International’s annual Top 100 analysis of the financial performance of the world’s biggest aerospace companies has thrown up few surprises, but the Airbus-Boeing rivalry that tops the chart is, by one measure, hotter than ever.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Top-100-industry-league-table-highlights-two-sides-to-Airbus-Boeing-rivalry-403570/
  • ANALYSIS: Airbus, Safran set sights on overhaul of Europe's launchers industry

    News | 23 Jun 2014 09:03 | Greg Waldron

    ​Arianespace chairman and chief executive Stéphane Israël likes to talk about change. Ironically, he has spent most of his career in the hallways of European industrial policy, including a stint as the first advisor to Louis Gallois, the former head of EADS, and in leadership roles in space unit Astrium. He also spent some time as the chief of staff to the French minister for industrial renewal, and has published papers about industrial policy.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Airbus-Safran-set-sights-on-overhaul-of-Europes-launchers-industry-400543/
  • ILA: ESA makes great step for Orion

    News | 22 May 2014 10:56 | Dan Thisdell

    ​The development of a key component in transatlantic spaceflight co-operation took a leap forward yesterday, with European Space Agency approval of the design for the service module it will supply for NASA’s Orion crew capsule.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ILA-ESA-makes-great-step-for-Orion-399458/
  • IN FOCUS: German fallout of Airbus restructuring remains in flux

    News | 12 May 2014 11:14 | Dan Thisdell

    Two years after a failed merger with BAE Systems, the newly restructured Airbus Group is finally getting back to the status quo – but some of the long-term ramifications of the strategy are yet to come to lighthttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IN-FOCUS-German-fallout-of-Airbus-restructuring-remains-in-flux-399108/
  • Arianespace eyes record 12 flights in 2014

    News | 08 Jan 2014 03:20 | Dan Thisdell

    ​European launch operator Arianespace has set itself the challenge of making 2014 a record year, with 12 launches from the spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana – eclipsing the eight flights of 2013 and its all-time high of 10, in 2011.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Arianespace-eyes-record-12-flights-in-2014-394612/