Arianespace

The New Ariane 6 Heavy Lift Rocket is Finally on the Launch Pad, But Won’t Liftoff Until Late 2023

A prototype of ESA’s new heavy lift rocket is now fully assembled and sitting on the launchpad at Europe’s Spaceport…

1 month ago

With Webb Safely Launched, Focus Shifts to the Ariane 6

Last month, an Ariane 5 rocket carried the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) safely to space, the latest of 112…

10 months ago

Webb’s Testing is Complete. Now it Begins the Journey to the Launch Site.

Finally, it’s starting to get real for the James Webb Space Telescope. Engineers are now preparing the long-awaited landmark telescope…

1 year ago

Another Delay for Webb, But This Time it’s Because of the Rocket, Not the Telescope

Officials from NASA and ESA this acknowledged the launch of the James Webb Space Telescope will very likely be delayed…

1 year ago

If You Could Ride on the Outside of a Rocket, Here’s Your View While Blasting Into Space

Imagine clinging on to the side of a rocket, somehow able to hang on despite the high speeds and diminishing…

9 years ago

Flawless Maiden Launch for Europe’s New Vega Rocket

[/caption] Europe scored a major space success with today’s (Feb. 13) flawless maiden launch of the brand new Vega rocket…

11 years ago