Virgin Orbit Debuts LauncherOne Commercial Service

An elated Richard Branson, right, founder of Virgin Orbiter, congratulates company CEO Dan Hart after LauncherOne's successful commercial debut.
Credit: Virgin Orbit webcast
LONG BEACH, California—Virgin Orbit delivered seven satellites into orbit on June 30, including cubesats for the U.S. Defense Department’s Rapid Agile Launch Initiative (RALI), a Polish-based startup planning to sell optical imagery to agricultural and energy customers and the first military...

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