Model of Adeline
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Adeline concept for re-usable rocket

Airbus, which leads the production of Europe's Ariane rocket, has developed a concept that could make future vehicles partially re-usable.

It calls the system Adeline. Herve Gilibert, a chief technical officer at Airbus Defence and Space, described it to our science correspondent Jonathan Amos.

  • 05 Jun 2015