Replacement for Russian Soyuz rockets: ESA considers cooperation with SpaceX

The European Space Agency (ESA) is considering cooperation with Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s SpaceX company as a temporary replacement for Russian Soyuz rockets. “I would say there are two and a half options that we’re discussing,” ESA Director General Josef Aschbacher told Reuters news agency. These are SpaceX as well as cooperation with Japan or possibly India. SpaceX is certainly one option.

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