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Archive: June 2011 (X)

  • George Bernard Shaw once said that “if history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must Man be of learning from experience”. NSR is not as critical about the future of the launch industry for North America and Western Europe but does extend a word of caution towards the development of next-gen launchers.At two ends of the launch industry spectrum are Arianespace and SpaceX, quite appropriately on either side of the pond. Ariane’s plans for the future include…