IAC 2008: Video of France’s air launched Aldebaran rocket

by | Oct 1, 2008 | Satellites, Technology | 0 comments

Since the end of 2004, under a CNES contract, Dassault Aviation, Snecma Moteurs, Snecma Propulsion Solide and SNPE Matériaux Énergétiques are studying a new Airborne Micro-Launcher (MLA) carried by a Rafale multirole fighter. The concept is candidate for the ALDEBARAN “system” demonstrator project of CNES

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