LauncherOne Captive Carry Testing Begins

Credit: LauncherOne test: Virgin Orbit
LOS ANGELES—Captive carry tests of Virgin Orbit’s LauncherOne low-cost space launch system began on Nov. 18 when the rocket was flown beneath the wing of the company’s modified Boeing 747-400 carrier aircraft, “Cosmic Girl,” from Victorville, California. The initial flight with the 70-ft.-long, two...

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