First UK Virgin Orbit Launch To Carry Defense CubeSat Demo

Artist's concept of Prometheus-2 CubeSats.
Credit: DSTL
LONDON–The UK Defense Ministry will launch a pair of CubeSats on the first planned horizontal launch from a UK spaceport as early as this summer. The Prometheus-2 mission is a collaboration between the UK Defense Ministry, U.S. National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) and industry partners including...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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