LauncherOne Captive-Carry Test Flight Set For Early July

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Credit: Virgin Orbit
SEATTLE—Virgin Orbit’s air-launched LauncherOne small satellite launch vehicle is scheduled for a captive-carry test flight as early as next week, paving the way for a trial run to orbit this summer. During the flight, which will take place from the Mojave Air and Space Port in Mojave, California...
Irene Klotz

Irene Klotz is Senior Space Editor for Aviation Week, based in Cape Canaveral. Before joining Aviation Week in 2017, Irene spent 25 years as a wire service reporter covering human and robotic spaceflight, commercial space, astronomy, science and technology for Reuters and United Press International.

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