What is Ariane 6 Rocket: Successful launch of Ariane-6 rocket, now Europe will be able to launch big space missions on its own

The European Space Program took a big leap on Wednesday. Europe’s first heavy lift rocket ‘Ariane-6’ took its first successful flight. This launch was done from Europe’s spaceport in French Guiana. According to reports, the flight of Ariane-6 is very important for Europe. With the help of this rocket, it will be able to launch its remote space missions on its own in the future and the dependence on the US space agency NASA will be reduced. Ariane-6 has been built as a successor to the Ariane-5 rocket.

According to media reports, the new rocket can launch missions in low-Earth orbit i.e. in the lower orbit of the Earth and also in deep space. The design of the rocket is such that it can be set according to the needs of the missions. This is the reason why the successful flight of Ariane-6 can increase competition in the world’s space launch market.

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ESA Director General Joseph Aschbacher called this launch a demonstration of ‘European excellence in engineering and technology’. He also acknowledged the hard work of thousands of people involved in this work for years. The teams of European Space Agency (ESA), CNES, Ariane Group and Arianespace have played an important role in preparing the rocket.

The first flight of Ariane-6 was named VA262. During this flight, the rocket demonstrated its ability to escape Earth’s gravity and operate in space. Despite being a test flight, the rocket carried many payloads with it. These included experiments and satellites of space agencies, companies, research institutes and universities.

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About an hour after the launch, the rocket put the satellites into orbit 600 kilometers above the earth. It is believed that with the help of this rocket, Europe can strengthen its hold in the global space sector.