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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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