The first stage of Ariane 6 carried out its first complete firing test.

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On September 5, 2023, ArianeGroup, CNES and ESA successfully completed an Ariane 6 launch test, including a firing test of the Vulcain 2.1 engine. Another test is planned for October.

Successful Ariane 6 launch test at the Guiana Space Center.

On September 5, 2023, an important milestone was reached in the field of space exploration. Teams from ArianeGroup, the National Center for Space Studies (CNES) and the European Space Agency (ESA) carried out a launch timeline for Ariane 6, completed by a firing test of the Vulcain 2.1 engine. This took place at the Guiana Space Center, on the Ariane 6 launch pad.

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