Published by European Spaceflight on 10/02/2023
An investigation launched following a failed Vega C second stage test has identified the design of the nozzle as the cause of the failure. In December 2022, the first commercial flight of Vega C failed. An Independent Inquiry Commission into the failure found that the Zefiro 40 (Z40) second stage’s nozzle insert was to blame. […]
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