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Offline DT1

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Re: ESA - Ariane 6 Updates
« Reply #580 on: 02/07/2024 10:20 am »
Shipment of the rocket stages for the inaugural flight of Ariane 6 has begun - Canopée is underway...
https://www.vesselfinder.com/vessels/details/9924120
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The current position of CANOPEE is at North East Atlantic Ocean reported 1 min ago by AIS. The vessel is en route to FRBDX, sailing at a speed of 12.0 knots and expected to arrive there on Jan 27, 17:00.

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Canopée is on the way to Bremen to pick up the Ariane 6 upper stage (use link above).

Update:
With the upper stage now on board, Canopée has arrived in Rotterdam to pick-up the fairing halves (use link above).
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Re: ESA - Ariane 6 Updates
« Reply #581 on: 02/10/2024 02:46 pm »
https://twitter.com/AndrewParsonson/status/1755906192717512753

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Interesting note from the president of Airbus Netherlands, Rob Postma, on LinkedIn. During its stopover in Rotterdam, the cargo ship Canopée picked up Flight Model 6 of the Vulcain 2.1 engine aft bay (VuAB).
« Last Edit: 02/10/2024 02:47 pm by GWR64 »

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Re: ESA - Ariane 6 Updates
« Reply #582 on: 02/13/2024 06:40 am »
https://twitter.com/andrewparsonson/status/1757295549693190243

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And here's a look at the stage in the container. Image credit: ESA / ArianeGroup / Stephane CORVAJA

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Re: ESA - Ariane 6 Updates
« Reply #583 on: 02/21/2024 05:56 pm »
Looks like the first flight model has just arrived  :)
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