Virgin Nears LauncherOne Captive-Carry Tests

LOS ANGELES—Virgin Orbit is on the verge of flying its LauncherOne rocket under the wing of the company’s modified Boeing 747-400 carrier aircraft for the first time, marking a key milestone on the path to an initial orbital launch attempt. The Long Beach, California-based space launch company is...

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