European Space Agency Backs Microlauncher Concepts In Bid To Boost Competitiveness

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A flourishing small satellites market is driving demand for new ways to access space. Recent industry feasibility studies backed by ESA for new microlauncher services, are creating new business opportunities.

ESA intends to strengthen European industry by fostering a globally competitive European space sector with increased industry participation in launcher development.

As part of this, ESA’s Future Launchers Preparatory Programme (FLPP) funded five proposals from industry for an economically viable, commercially self-sustaining microlauncher, without public funding in exploitation.

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  • Publisher: SpaceWatch.Global
  • Date: 2019-03-15T06:00:39+00:00
  • Author: John Sheldon
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