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Virgin Orbit plans $ 3 billion PSPC merger

[ad_1] 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 …

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Preparations accelerate for the launch of Spaceport Cornwall

[ad_1] 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 …

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Why Virgin Galactic Stock broke again on Monday

[ad_1] 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. …

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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.

[ad_1] 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 …

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Virgin Galactic announces another human-led science flight

[ad_1] 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 …

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Launcher Raises $ 11.7 Million Series A

[ad_1] 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 …

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Orbital space tourism set to take off later this year

[ad_1] 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: …

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Go to the Moon via the Cloud

[ad_1] 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. …

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Can private space travelers be called astronauts?

[ad_1] 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 …

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Virgin Galactic completes its flight to space tourism

[ad_1] 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 …

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Virgin Galactic Stock is skyrocketing. Here’s why.

[ad_1] 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 …

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

[ad_1] 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 …

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Stratolaunch sends world’s largest aircraft on second test flight

[ad_1] Stratolaunch’s Roc carrier plane flies over California’s Mojave Desert. (Stratolaunch via Twitter) Stratolaunch, the aerospace company founded by the late Seattle billionaire Paul Allen, put the world’s largest plane through its second flight test today, two years after the first flight. “We are in the air!” Stratolaunch reported in …

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Why Virgin Galactic Stock flew higher today

[ad_1] 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 …

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Virgin Orbit wins contract to launch six satellites

[ad_1] 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 …

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