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ESA prepares to light-up world's largest single-piece solid rocket

Gizmag - Tue 10 Jul 18

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 ...

Largest-ever solid rocket motor poised for first hot firing

Phys.org - Mon 9 Jul 18

This week, the largest solid rocket motor ever built in one piece will be test fired at Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana for the first time.

Largest-ever solid rocket motor poised for first hot firing, ESA - Mon 9 Jul 18
Largest-ever solid rocket motor poised for first hot firing, SpaceDaily - Tue 10 Jul 18

Europe will fire its record-setting big solid rocket motor this week

The Verge - Wed 11 Jul 18

Within the next few days, the European Space Agency plans to fire up the largest solid rocket motor built in one segment for the first time. The motor, called the P120C, is a key ...

The largest-ever solid rocket engine is ready for its first static fire

Engadget - Mon 9 Jul 18

This week, the European Space Agency (ESA) will perform a hot fire test on the P120C rocket engine. It is the largest-ever solid rocket motor ever built in one piece. The ESA plans ...

Test success

ESA - Mon 16 Jul 18

Watch today's hot firing of the P120C solid rocket motor at Europe’s Spaceport, proving its flight-worthiness for use on Vega-C next year and on Ariane 6 from 2020

Test success, ESA - Mon 16 Jul 18

Hot firing proves solid rocket motor for Ariane 6 and Vega-C

ESA - Mon 16 Jul 18

Today's hot firing of the P120C solid-propellant motor at Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana proves its flight-worthiness for use on Vega-C next year and on Ariane 6 from ...

Hot firing proves solid rocket motor for Ariane 6 and Vega-C, SpaceDaily - Tue 17 Jul 18

P120C - Largest Rocket Motor Ever Built Goes To The Test Stand

Science 2.0 - Mon 9 Jul 18

The P120C solid-fuel rocket motor that will power Ariane 6 and Vega-C at liftoff has been transferred to the test stand for its first hot firing at Europe’s Spaceport.P120C will replace P80 ...

Largest rocket motor

ESA - Mon 9 Jul 18

The P120C solid-fuel rocket motor that will power Ariane 6 and Vega-C at liftoff has been transferred to the test stand for its first hot firing at Europe’s Spaceport

ESA to test fire largest-ever solid rocket motor

UPI - Mon 9 Jul 18

Engineers with the European Space Agency are preparing to test fire the P120C rocket motor, the largest solid rocket motor ever built.

Indian space agency IRSO tests new engine to launch bigger payloads

SpaceDaily - Tue 17 Jul 18

New Delhi (Sputnik) Jul 17, 2018 On Sunday the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) successfully conducted a ground test of its high-thrust version of the Vikas Engine that will enhance ...

Chinese Space Company Planning Launch of Largest Privately Owned Liquid Rocket

SpaceDaily - Tue 10 Jul 18

Beijing (Sputnik) Jul 10, 2018 Beijing-based space launch company LandSpace recently revealed that its Suzaku No. 2, the largest privately-owned rocket developed in the country so far, will ...