Virgin Orbit Close To LauncherOne Completion

Credit: LauncherOne: Virgin Orbit

LOS ANGELES—Virgin Orbit, the newly created small-satellite-launch Virgin Group company, is nearing completion of the first “pathfinder” LauncherOne test rocket, as modifications to the program’s converted Boeing 747-400 airborne carrier aircraft come close to wrapping up in Texas. Completion of the...

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