French Space Agency took a familiar path of the Vertical Take-off, Vertical Landing, leading the way towards ArianeNEXT, successor for the Ariane 6 marking the next level in price reduction.
German Space Agency proposed a path towards European Reusable Launch Vehicle – SpaceLiner. From small ReFEx, through Callisto, RLV-Demo and Semi RLV it will increasingly develop expertise in hypersonics and rapid re-usability towards making launchers operate almost like regular jetliners.
Airbus begun first ever serial production of a full scale satellites, which is the first step for the revolution in space economy, the revolution of cutting costs of the most expensive part in running the space company – the satellite constellations.
European Space Agency’s Moon Village is seen by many only as a lunar habitat, however reality is much more complex and interesting. It will become a large international collaboration between institutional and commercial partners aimed at exploring the moon and utilising its resources in a long term, sustainable way.
Airbus-Safran Launchers is working for a next generation of the main stage rocket engines, promising reduction of costs by 1/10th and reusability up to 5 times.