LauncherOne Rocket Test Runs To Half Mission Cycle

Credit: Virgin Galactic
More than a year after radically changing course and scaling up to a larger satellite launch vehicle for broader market coverage, Virgin Galactic is on track to begin flight tests of its more capable LauncherOne in 2017. The two-stage rocket is in the vanguard of a new generation of air-launched...
Guy Norris

Guy is a Senior Editor for Aviation Week, covering technology and propulsion. He is based in Colorado Springs.

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