Avio has now competed the first five firing tests of DM2 model of M10, the 100kn thrust liquid oxygen/methane engine that will power the upper stage of the Vega E launcher. Optimal performance achieved in 45sec tests at max pressure and Ox rich mixture ratio.
Avio is proud to announce today its participation as co-signatory of the "Declaration for a Responsible Space Sector", together with other industrialists and representatives of the European Space Community.
On Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at 06:50 pm local time, an Ariane 5 launcher lifted off from the Guiana Space Center, Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana (South America), successfully orbiting two geostationary telecommunication satellites, MEASAT-3d and GSAT-24.
From our involvement in the Project Kuiper, to the upcoming maiden flight of Vega C and successful tests on the Vega E M10 engine, to the difficult international scenario, our future is full of opportunities. Our CEO talked about it with SpaceNews.