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european space agency

  1. Grey Havoc

    Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO)

    View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k06c_87A74o https://sohowww.nascom.nasa.gov/ https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/soho/index.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solar_and_Heliospheric_Observatory
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    ESA JUICE Mission

    New video about JUICE:
  3. Grey Havoc

    ESA Ariane 6

    http://aviationweek.com/space/ariane-6-becomes-reality#slide-0-field_images-1434561 ("Ariane 64" seems to be a typo.)
  4. Grey Havoc

    ESA ExoMars rover

  5. Michel Van

    Advance Ariane 5 studies from 1990s

    ESA made in beginn 1990 several study for advance Ariane 5 rocket, what let to big Ariane super lourd concept 1991 also they study this interesting Idea Ariane 5 with TWO Vulcain (HM60) engines with each 800 kN thrust and 220 tons fuel in EPC The Idea behind the concept is this Problem...
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    PLATO Platform Orbiter

    The recent discussion about HERMES on Ariane 4 triggered a memory of another reusable lifting vehicle planned to be launched by Ariane 4 – the PLATO Platform Orbiter. The PLATO concept of a small uncrewed winged reentry vehicle was developed by MBB-ERNO in the late Eighties to provide Europe...
  7. Michel Van

    Ariane 5 Prototypes evolution 1977 to 1985

    already in 1977 were studies for Ariane with Lox/Lh2 upperstage those became 1977 to 1982 the Ariane 5R study aka in Forums "the Ariane 5 Common core booster" design Note code: P=solid fuel, L=Liquid fuel, H=Lox/LH2 fuel. Number=fuelmass in tons 1977 "Systéme Ariane Véhilcule Habitable"...
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    BAe Multirole Capsule 1987

    From Flight International 24th October 1987, a Multirole Capsule for ISS rescue, crew transfer, independent missions, and unmanned microgravity experiments. http://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1987/1987%20-%202182.html