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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San Benito man pays tribute to SpaceX, Elon Musk

June 20 – SAN BENITO – Willie Rosales Jr. grew up in San Benito, and he never imagined that the valley would become a hub for space travel. Inspired by all the SpaceX rocket activity near Boca Chica beach, as well as Elon Musk’s vision for the region, Rosales decided …

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avionics student hired at SpaceX | Community

Avionics, technology and electronics arouse the interest of local students, giving them a deeper passion for learning and growth in their education. Brea Edens, an avionics student, was recently hired by SpaceX to work on the spacecraft. Edens’ job as an avionics technician will include creating wire harnesses and installing …

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NASA reports issues with Hubble Space Telescope

This photograph taken by the Hubble Space Telescope on August 25, 2020 shows Jupiter and its moon Europe, captured when the planet was 653 million kilometers (405 million miles) from Earth. The Hubble Space Telescope, which has been scanning the universe for more than 30 years, has been down for …

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