Europe's Ariane 5 uses solid rocket boosters to get off the ground. (Image credit: Arianespace)

The environmental impact of rocket launches: The ‘dirty’ and the ‘green’

By Tereza Pultarova, Published by, 28 October 2021 If the environment was your priority, which rocket would you choose? When it comes to their environmental impacts, not all rocket fuels are equal. Which are the industry's 'dirty secrets' and which technologies might satisfy even Greta Thunberg?  Here's a look

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Billionaire space race: What does it mean for climate change and the environment?

By Jocelyn Timperley, Published by Science Focus, 12 August, 2021 New regulations regarding the environmental impacts of space travel must be put in place to prevent the emergence of a ‘Wild West’ attitude, experts say. Space travel made international headlines in July as both Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and Virgin

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