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Space Rider (2). Avio: contracts signed with ESA to develop Vega E
Rome, Italy - The new launcher has a liquid oxygen/methane engine with a low impact on the environment. The Space Rider can return to Earth at the end of its mission and be reused
Avio signed today two contracts with ESA, the European Space Agency, in Paris to develop the Vega E launcher and the Space Rider re-entry vehicle. The contracts are worth a total of €89.7 million. The first agreement is to develop the Vega E launcher (Vega Evolution), a European project where Avio is the leader of around ten companies. The contract for this activity is worth €53 million. Vega E i...
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