LOS ANGELES – Virgin Galactic will design and manufacture its LauncherOne (L1) small satellite launch vehicle in Long Beach, California. The work will be undertaken in a 150,000-sq.-ft. building that Virgin will lease in Douglas Park, an industrial area on the north side of Long Beach airport built on land formerly occupied by McDonnell Douglas and Boeing. The site, which was used for DC and MD-series commercial jet manufacturing, has been extensively redeveloped since Boeing stopped ...

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