Artis­tic il­lus­tra­tion of P5.2

Artis­tic il­lus­tra­tion of P5.2
Credit: DLR (CC-BY 3.0).

Artistic illustration of P5.2

What it will look like – the test rig P5.2. The up­per stage of the Ar­i­ane 6 will be test­ed ex­ten­sive­ly on this new test rig at the DLR site in Lam­pold­shausen. These in­clude fu­elling and de­fu­elling tests and hot run­ning tests for the up­per stage. The com­mis­sion­ing is sched­uled to be­gin in 2018.

What it will look like – the test rig P5.2. The upper stage of the Ariane 6 will be tested extensively on this new test rig at the DLR site in Lampoldshausen. These include fuelling and defuelling tests and hot running tests for the upper stage. The commissioning is scheduled to begin in 2018.

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