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Branson’s Virgin Orbit plans more satellite launches in 2022

Procuream CEO Andrew Chanin reacts to Virgin Galactic’s successful test flight. As Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic paves the way for space tourism, its sister company, Virgin Orbit, strives to dominate satellites by offering the most efficient fare possible at the lowest cost. Virgin Orbit’s new vice president of flight and …

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US defense agency tests nanosatellites against missiles

On June 30, VOX Space LLC, a subsidiary of Virgin Orbit, launched four tiny satellites for the Department of Defense. Two of these satellites are part of the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) CubeSat Networked Communications Experiment (CNCE) Block 1. The two CubeSats are on a 90-day mission to demonstrate networked …

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Virgin Orbit gears up for fall launch and a busy 2022

Virgin orbit is gearing up for a third launch this year – and an even busier year 2022. The company successfully completed its second space flight in less than six months last Wednesday (June 30), putting seven small satellites into orbit on a mission called “Tubular Bells: Part 1”, based …

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Billionaire Blast-off Boys Club – TechCrunch

Max Q is TechCrunch’s weekly space newsletter. Sign up here to receive it weekly on Monday in your inbox. It’s a space race of the most forgiving genre, plus there’s a new commercial launch company in games and another gearing up for full-scale production. Additionally, Starlink is aiming for the …

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CCTV Weekly Script 07/02/21

–This is the script for CNBC’s report for CCTV in China on July 2, 2021, Friday. Recently, the cases of Covid-19 in Britain have again increased. The easing planned for June 21 has been postponed to July 19. At this critical moment, the Health Secretary was hastily replaced after some …

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Virgin Orbit launches LauncherOne commercial service

Virgin Orbit Launches Commercial LauncherOne Service | Aviation Week Network https://aviationweek.com/themes/custom/particle/dist/app-drupal/assets/awn-logo.svg Skip to main content An elated Richard Branson, right, founder of Virgin Orbiter, congratulates company CEO Dan Hart on LauncherOne’s successful business debut. Credit: Virgin Orbit webcast LONG BEACH, Calif .– Virgin Orbit put seven satellites into orbit on …

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Watch Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit Launch Live

[This livestream has ended. A replay is available at the video player above.] Virgin Orbit, the spin-off of Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic satellite launch, sent its second mission of the year into orbit on Wednesday as the company gains momentum. “It was just magical,” Branson said on the company’s …

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Virgin Orbit Selected to Launch SatRevolution’s “Constellation of Constellations”

Virgin Orbit Selected to Launch SatRevolution’s “Constellation of Constellations” Press release from: Virgin orbit Posted: Tuesday June 29 2021 Virgin Orbit, the California responsive launch company, today announced it has signed a new memorandum of understanding that will expand its relationship with SatRevolution, the maker of low-cost small satellites and …

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Space waste: the next frontier

By Nate Morris Sunday June 27, 2021 | 2 a.m There is a new space race that dominates the national media today, but it is a far cry from America’s old challenge against the Soviet Union for space supremacy. Today it’s a space race between two billionaires – Jeff Bezos …

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Bezos vs. Branson: another billionaire space battle is brewing

The race between billionaires Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson to make suborbital space tourism a viable business is intensifying. Why is this important: The disagreements between Bezos and Elon Musk are drawing attention, but competition between Bezos’ Blue Origin and Branson’s Virgin Galactic may soon make space a destination for …

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Virgin Orbit plans $ 3 billion PSPC merger

NextGen II is led by Gregory Summe, former chairman and CEO of PerkinElmer Inc., and George Mattson, former head of the global industry group at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. The merger would value Virgin Orbit at $ 3 billion and could be announced in the near future. weeks to come, …

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Preparations accelerate for the launch of Spaceport Cornwall

In a hangar at the edge of Newquay Airport is currently a technology that could help change Cornwall’s fortunes in the future – LauncherOne. This impressive rocket is the revolutionary key component of Virgin Orbit’s horizontal satellite launch system, which is expected to launch from Cornwall Spaceport in about a …

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Why Virgin Galactic Stock broke again on Monday

What happened Actions of Galactic Virgo (NYSE: SPCE) jumped 6.3% higher in Monday afternoon trading at 1:50 p.m. EDT – and for a most surprising reason. The big news today isn’t what Virgin Galactic is doing, you see, but what its big space tourism rival, Blue Origin, is doing. Image …

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Space tourism is about to take off. Here’s how companies like Virgin Galactic, Blue Origin, and SpaceX make sure visitors’ bodies can survive the trip.

Businesses prepare to take tourists to the edge of space from 2022. The bidding for a seat aboard a Blue Origin spacecraft has reached a whopping $ 2.8 million. As the journeys lengthen, the training programs will allow humans to manage the journey. Companies like Richard Branson’s Galactic Virgo and …

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Virgin Galactic announces another human-led science flight

Enlarge / Virgin Galactic’s third powered flight on July 26, 2018. Galactic Virgo Virgin Galactic on Thursday announced a new contract for human research aboard its suborbital spacecraft, VSS Unity. The company said Kellie Gerardi, a researcher and science communicator, will conduct two experiments on an upcoming flight that could …

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Launcher Raises $ 11.7 Million Series A

WASHINGTON – Small launch vehicle developer Launcher has raised $ 11.7 million in Series A funding round, which the company says puts it on track to reach orbit with a fraction of the investment total of other launch startups. Launcher said on June 2 that the Series A cycle was …

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Orbital space tourism set to take off later this year

Theresa Cross May 26, 2021 The Inspiration 4 crew. From left to right: Chris Sembroski, Hayley Arceneaux, Sian Proctor and Jared Isaacman. This flight is expected to be the first orbital space tourism mission since 2009 and the first 100% civilian crew to fly in low earth orbit. Credit: SpaceX …

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Go to the Moon via the Cloud

Before this type of calculation became widespread, organizations built expensive prototypes to test their designs. “We actually built a prototype on a large scale and ran it for the rest of its life before deploying it in the field,” said Brandon Haugh, core design engineer, referring to a reactor. nuclear …

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Can private space travelers be called astronauts?

Astronauts? Amateur astronauts? Space tourists? Space travelers? Rocket riders? What do we call the new generation of space travelers? CAP CANAVERAL, Fla. – As more companies start selling space tickets, the question arises: Who can be called an astronaut? This is already a complicated problem and about to become even …

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Virgin Galactic completes its flight to space tourism

Virgin Galactic completed a successful space trip on Saturday, a sign of progress for the space tourism company founded by Richard Branson following a series of delays in its flight schedule. Virgin Galactic’s VSS Unity reached an altitude of 89.2 kilometers before returning two pilots to a runway in New …

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Virgin Galactic Stock is skyrocketing. Here’s why.

Text size Virgin Spaceship Unity and Virgin Mothership Eve Courtesy of Virgin Galactic Virgin Galactic Holdings The stock has been going through a rough patch over the past few weeks which has prompted investors to seek sacks of air sickness. But an announcement on Thursday spikes stocks: flight tests are …

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Long Beach-based Virgin Orbit Capitalizes on Unique Air Launch System to Provide Launch Capability in Brazil

Image source: Virgin Orbit “The Launcher One’s first flight since installation would transform Alcântara into the second orbital-class spaceport in all of South America, and only the fifth in the entire southern hemisphere,” notes Virgin Orbit. “The people of Brazil have been working patiently and diligently on the orbital launch …

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Why Virgin Galactic Stock flew higher today

What happened Actions of the space tourism company Galactic Virgo (NYSE: SPCE) suddenly pulled and pulled higher Monday morning, picking up speed as the day wore on, and ended the day up 4.7%. In the absence of more substantial news, I am forced to conclude that Virgin Galactic received a …

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Virgin Orbit wins contract to launch six satellites

Virgin Orbit has been selected by geospatial analytics firm HyperSat to launch a series of six low-earth orbit satellites in the coming years, the Long Beach-based small satellite launch company said on Wednesday. The constellation of hyperspectral satellites will be able to capture and process images across the entire reflecting …

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