Arianespace orders last ten Ariane 5 rockets

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Capitalism in space: Arianespace yesterday announced that it has purchased the last ten Ariane 5 rockets as part of the company’s transition to its new Ariane 6 rocket in 2020.

These rockets appear to be for launches from 2020 to 2023, during a time period when they will be testing Ariane 6 and initiating its first operational flights.


One comment

  • ken anthony

    Meanwhile SpaceX will stop production of F9 & FH which is already more capable and lower cost.

    Nobody in the next century is going to catch up with them, not even with Amazon money.

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