Foust forward | The sky is not falling (yet)

Two years ago, when astronomers gathered at the 234th Meeting of the American Astronomical Society (AAS) in St. Louis, one word was on the minds of many attendees: Starlink. A few weeks earlier, SpaceX had launched the first set of 60 Starlink satellites, and the unexpected appearance of the satellites …

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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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Amazon Workers Dish, Gates Alter Ego, SpaceX Launch

Hello and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this has been forwarded to you, register here. Let’s get started. 1. Employees reveal what it’s like to work at Amazon. We investigated what the company looks like when it comes to hiring, firing, performance reviews, and more. Here’s everything you …

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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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