Photos: Europe's IXV Reusable Space Plane Prototype

Pride Mission in Space Artist Rendition

ESA-J. Huart, 2012

ESA activities aiming to improve European know-how in critical reentry technologies domain began with the Intermediate Experimental Vehicle (IXV).

IXV Collaboration


This diagram shows the many companies across Europe that contributed to the IXV mission. Image released July 13, 2014.

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