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Initial Operational Capability (IOC):
ELV and Thales Alenia Space* (*) lead contractor
Parent System: Space Rider
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2023
Total Production: ?
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Description: The European Space Agency (ESA) Space Rider is a next generation automated reusable space transportation system developed as a further development of the IXV concept demonstrator. The Space Rider is expected to be put into Low Earth Orbit (LEO) by the new light Vega C launch vehicle while being reusable for up to six missions. The space vehicle can remain in orbit two months and is able to safely reentering the atmosphere and landing. Thales Alenia Space along with ELV were selected as preliminary contractors for the new reusable vehicle in November 2017.
Space Rider Applications
Space Rider Specifications
Mission Endurance: 60 day (0.16 year)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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Space Rider News
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