Can Ariane 6 turn Europe’s spacetech startups into global powerhouses?

When Ariane 6 suffered a glitch on its first flight, the mishap felt strangely inevitable. Nearly half of all rockets fail on their first launches. After a troubled development and…

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Ariane 6 has lift off! Historic rocket launches Europe back into space

Finally, Europe has regained independent access to space. The continent reestablished a sovereign launch capacity on Tuesday with the maiden flight of the Ariane 6 rocket. However, the mission didn’t…

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Greece taps AI-powered satellite tech to build wildfire defence system

Greece’s Ministry of Digital Governance has awarded German startup OroraTech a €20mn contract to build a satellite-based early warning system for wildfires, which last year alone cost the Mediterranean nation…

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