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News Archive / Tagged: LauncherOne

  • Virgin Orbit conducts crucial hotfire test

    Jim SharkeyMay 23rd, 2019

    Virgin Orbit announced the successful completion of a full mission duty cycle hotfire test of the first stage of its LauncherOne rocket.

  • Virgin Orbit successfully completes carry test of LauncherOne

    Lloyd CampbellNovember 23rd, 2018

    On Nov. 18 2018, Virgin Orbit completed its first successful carry test of the LauncherOne system. LauncherOne is an air launched two-stage rocket that is designed to be able to carry small satellites into low-Earth orbit.