October 30, 2009
Did anyone notice that Arianne 5 flew again yesterday (October 29) when it flew before only on October 1? This means that Arianespace can cast/case 2 solid rocket motors, stack the vehicle and recycle the pad in less than a month. Their previous record was 8 launches a year, IIRC.
Soyuz still has the record for achieved turnarounds (1 week), with Zenith having the best designed turnaround (that was never proven, again IIRC).
Posted by: Wonderduck at November 01, 2009 09:41 PM (4Mcos)
Posted by: Pete Zaitcev at November 02, 2009 01:26 PM (/ppBw)
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