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SPACE | 23/10 09:05 CET

IXV: Facing the Challenge of Re-entry

IXV: Facing the Challenge of Re-entry

Re-entry is one of the biggest challenges in modern spaceflight. It's the make of break moment, the time when satellites burn up and astronauts hold on for the ride of their lives. A new ESA spacecraft, called IXV, will be launched into space in November 2014 in a bid to feed…