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Europe Daily Bulletin No. 12493

27 May 2020
Contents Publication in full By article 32 / 34
NEWS BRIEFS / Space
European Space Agency signs contract with Airbus to build third module for Artemis return to Moon programme
26/05/2020 (Agence Europe)

26/05/2020 (Agence Europe)The European Space Agency (ESA) announced on Tuesday 26 May that it has signed a contract with Airbus to build the third European service module for NASA's Orion spacecraft, which will carry the next astronauts to the Moon. Orion is the size of a small house with the European service module occupying the first floor with a diameter and height of 4 metres. It has four solar wings that extend 19 m in diameter to produce enough energy to power two homes. It...

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