European Probe Known As ‘Comet Chaser’ to be Designed in the UK
The design work for a space mission established by the European Space Agency (ESA) involving the first ever 3D mapping of a comet will shortly commence in the UK. Two contracts to design the spacecraft were distributed, one of the contracts being awarded to Thales Alenia Space, an aerospace manufacturing company specialising in the space industry.
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Skyrora’s most valuable testing programme to-date has been successfully completed with a full static fire test of the upper stage of the Skyrora XL orbital launch vehicle. This brings Skyrora much closer to launch readiness. Read more here: https://t.co/cPTyMw4vy9 #LaunchUK https://t.co/MJGzWMFK9n