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Showing posts with label Virgin Orbit. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Virgin Orbit. Show all posts

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Virgin Orbit successfully launches a rocket into space using its Boeing 747


Virgin Orbit successfully launches a rocket into space using its Boeing 747


Article Excerpt: "... put its nine satellites into orbit from its Boeing 747 . Richard Branson's company performed such a feat on Sunday morning, when Cosmic Girl took off from a base from California..."


Reference: www.msn.com

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Virgin Orbit Says It Knows What Went Wrong With Memorial Day Rocket Launch


Virgin Orbit Says It Knows What Went Wrong With Memorial Day Rocket Launch


Article Excerpt: "... Virgin Orbit had planned to use its next rocket for a second demonstration flight but NASA determined the company should proceed with launch of 11 small satellites for the space agency’s CubeSat Launch Initiative. A date for the launch has not been set..."


Reference: www.nbclosangeles.com

Friday, May 22, 2020

Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit will launch a rocket from midair Sunday


Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit will launch a rocket from midair Sunday


Article Excerpt: "... full demonstration launch Sunday, May 24, during a four-hour window that begins at 10 a.m. PT, with a backup window on Monday. The plan is for Cosmic Girl to take off from Mojave Air and Space Port in California and release the LauncherOne rocket over the Pacific Ocean. After a few seconds of free fall, the rocket's engine will ignite in midair for the first time and head toward low earth orbit..."


Reference: www.cnet.com