Artist’s im­pres­sion of the Ar­i­ane 6

Artist’s im­pres­sion of the Ar­i­ane 6
Credit: ESA–David Ducros, 2017.

Artist’s impression of the Ariane 6

Eu­rope's new launch­er – the first flight of the 60-me­tre-high Ar­i­ane 6 is sched­uled for 2020. De­pend­ing on the con­fig­u­ra­tion, the launch­er can be equipped with two (ver­sion A62) or four ex­ter­nal boost­ers (ver­sion A64), thus trans­port­ing five or 11 tons of pay­load in­to space.

Europe's new launcher – the first flight of the 60-metre-high Ariane 6 is scheduled for 2020. Depending on the configuration, the launcher can be equipped with two (version A62) or four external boosters (version A64), thus transporting five or 11 tons of payload into space.

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