Virgin Orbit

December 14, 2018

The Virgin Galactic Hype Totally Misses the Point

Celebrate the achievement, but please, recognize that commercial spaceflight has grown up since Virgin Galactic started the quest for space tourism. Everyone loves a successful space […]
October 31, 2018

Virgin Orbit Shows off its “Launcher One”, a Rocket Carried by an Airplane

The commercial space sector is about to get a little more crowded. SpaceX and Blue Origin have created headlines with their ongoing development of reusable launch […]
August 29, 2018

Virgin Orbit performs LauncherOne aircraft flight tests

WASHINGTON — The carrier aircraft for Virgin Orbit’s LauncherOne system has performed a series of test flights in preparation for upcoming flights with the rocket attached. […]
August 6, 2018

Later this year, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch its biggest batch of satellites yet

The 71-satellite rideshare, coordinated by Spaceflight Industries, includes art exhibits and a high school probe Later this year, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch more […]