UK Regulator Grants First Spaceport License

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Credit: Virgin Orbit / Greg Robinson
LONDON—The UK’s space launch regulator, the Civil Aviation Authority, has awarded the country’s first spaceport license to Spaceport Cornwall. The license, announced Nov. 16, helps pave the way for the first planned orbital launch from the UK mainland for Virgin Orbit’s “Start Me Up” mission using...

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