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Ariane 6, rocketing to the Moon with a new ultralight upper stage

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The European Ariane 6 rocket, equipped with the future ‘black’ upper stage Icarus, will be able to transport payloads into cis-lunar orbit The near future. An Ariane 64, furnished with a new highly optimized ultra-light carbon-composite upper stage, lifts off carrying a European logistics module en route for a space station in orbit around the Moon. Follow the journey in the new video.