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Europa II – European Launcher Development Organisation

Europa II – European Launcher Development Organisation

  • Family: Europa
  • Length: 31.7 m
  • Diameter: 3.05 m
  • Launch Mass: 111 T
  • Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 1160 kg

The Europa II, manufactured by European Launcher Development Organisation established in 1961, undertook its inaugural launch on 11/05/1971. Notably, Europa II has 0 successful launches and 1 failed attempts, with a cumulative tally of 1 launches, currently with 0 pending launches in the pipeline.

The Europa rocket was an early expendable launch system of the European Launcher Development Organisation (ELDO), which was the precursor to the European Space Agency (ESA). It was developed with the aim to delivering space access technology, and more specifically to facilitate the deployment of European-wide telecommunication and meteorological satellites into orbit.

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