european space agency

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    A new mission study report for this proposed ESA mission to Venus. Also an upcoming a presentation at 09.30 GMT, there will be one on this mission on April 29...
  2. Grey Havoc

    Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO)

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    NASA, Partner Space Agencies Amass Global View of COVID-19 Impacts

    In response to the global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, NASA, ESA (European Space Agency), and JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) have joined forces to use the collective scientific power of their Earth-observing satellite data to document planet-wide changes in the environment and...
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    ESA JUICE Mission

    New video about JUICE:
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    Space 19 + ESA Council Meeting

  6. Grey Havoc

    Lunar Gateway

    Previously known as the Deep Space Gateway (DSG) or Lunar Orbital Platform-Gateway (LOP-G).
  7. Grey Havoc

    ESA Ariane 6 ("Ariane 64" seems to be a typo.)
  8. Grey Havoc

    ESA 'Lunar Village' proposal
  9. Grey Havoc

    ESA ExoMars rover
  10. 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...
  11. Johnbr

    Vega - Europe's Newest Rocket

    To blastoff Monday hoping.
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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...
  13. 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.