European Launcher Development Organisation Overview

A complete overview of European Launcher Development Organisation, including launch stats, launch vehicles and launch locations.

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Basic Info

Name

European Launcher Development Organisation logo

European Launcher Development Organisation

Type

Government

Country

Founded

1961

Launch Stats

First Launch

29 Nov 1968

Last Launch

5 Nov 1971

Successful Launches

0

Failed Launches

4

Upcoming Launches

0

Successful Landings

0

Failed Landings

0

The European Launcher Development Organisation (ELDO) is a former European space research organization. It was first developed in order to establish a satellite launch vehicle for Europe. The three-stage rocket developed was named Europa, after the mythical Greek god. Overall, there were 10 launches that occurred under ELDO's funding.

European Launcher Development Organisation Launch Vehicles

Launch Sites used by European Launcher Development Organisation

Guiana Space Centre

Guiana Space Centre launch site

European spaceport near the equator for satellite launches, managed by ESA and CNES.

📍 France
🚀 321 Launches

Upcoming Launches

RAAF Woomera Range Complex

📍 Australia
🚀 6 Launches

Upcoming Launches