Thanks for the link. Can you say more about how this reduces costs?
With Ariane 5 phase-out
Quote With Ariane 5 phase-outAriane 5 will not phase out....atv,arv and future crewed vehicle need it..
I wonder maybe -with the cheap falcon 9 around-is wise to build ariane 6...Esa just make the arv and crewed on the ariane 5 and forget these plans..
I wonder maybe -with the cheap falcon 9 around-is wise to build ariane 6...
This is a Soyuz replacement.
That is what Rob Coppinger claims, but is there any hard evidence for this? Building a Soyuz launch pad at Kourou would seem to suggest otherwise.
You misunderstand. This is a Soyuz replacement. Ariane 5 is too large and expensive.