Virgin Orbit Failure


  • Virgin Orbit's most recent launch marking the first launch from a European spaceport failed.
  • The addressable market for commercial and national security interest launches is huge, but timeline delays pose a significant risk to the trajectory.
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Virgin Orbit"s "Start Me Up" Mission Aims For November Takeoff From Cornwall Spaceport

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The commercialization of space is hot. It is not something new, but what we are seeing are multiple companies, each within their own launch classes propose vastly different solutions to remove the high burden on commercial space entry. Removing that

Virgin Orbit rocket launch

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