ESA prepares to light-up world’s largest single-piece solid rocket
10Jul

The P120C rocket motor will be used on the new-generation Ariane 6 launcher from 2020

ESA is gearing up to light the blue touch paper this week on one of the largest solid rocket motors ever built. At the space agency’s Spaceport in French Guiana, the first complete P120C rocket motor that will act as a booster for ESA’s Vega-C and Ariane 6 rockets will be mounted on a static test stand, where 600 sensors will monitor the motor during its 135-second burn.

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