Neptune builds Ariane 6 rocket-transport ship

'Canopee' features  Oceanwings collapsible wingsails (Neptune Marine)

Normally sticking to tug and workboats, Netherlands-based Neptune Marine has not only built a cargo ship to transport space rockets, it has also partially powered them with collapsible wing sails.

Canopée will transport the European Space Agency’s Ariane 6 space launch vehicles, once they are loaded up in various Europeran ports, to French Guyana, the launch base.

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