Wagner Corporation Collaborates with Virgin Orbit to Bring National Air-Launch Capability to Australia

Wagner Corporation Collaborates with Virgin Orbit to Bring National Air-Launch Capability to Australia

Wagner Corporation and Virgin Orbit have signed an agreement to assess a potential LauncherOne demonstration mission from the Toowoomba Wellcamp Airport. Virgin Orbit announced today that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Wagner Corporation, one of the region’s most successful privately-owned companies and proprietor of the Toowoomba Wellcamp Airport and Business Park […]

Virgin Orbit Earns AS9100 Certification, Building on its Perfect Satellite Launch Record

Virgin Orbit Earns AS9100 Certification, Building on its Perfect Satellite Launch Record

Successful audit confirms Virgin Orbit meets stringent requirements for leading worldwide aerospace quality management standard The Performance Review Institute (PRI) Registrar recently certified Virgin Orbit as having met stringent international standards. This achievement promotes Virgin Orbit’s ongoing commitment to satisfying stakeholders, and the Company’s dedication to continual improvement of its quality management system.  The globally […]

J-Space Partners With Virgin Orbit to Bring Sovereign Air-Launch Capability to South Korea

J-Space Partners With Virgin Orbit to Bring Sovereign Air-Launch Capability to South Korea

J-Space has contracted Virgin Orbit to develop a South Korean launch site plan, paving the path for expanded space markets and new investor opportunities in South Korea and the surrounding region Virgin Orbit announced today that it has signed an agreement with South Korean investment group J-Space. The agreement will allow the companies to assess candidate spaceport launch […]

Virgin Orbit: Reimagining Satellite Deployment

Virgin Orbit: Reimagining Satellite Deployment

A privately invested company has reimagined satellite deployment with the ability to take off in almost any weather condition and without the requirement of a spaceport. The space launch services market has seen massive growth and this is just the beginning. According to Fortune Business Insights, “the global space launch services market is projected to […]

Virgin Orbit Successfully Launches ‘Straight Up’ Mission

Virgin Orbit Successfully Launches 'Straight Up' Mission

Virgin Orbit has completed its fourth successful mission. Virgin Orbit has confirmed the success of its fourth consecutive satellite launch mission. This launch, named Straight Up, carried seven satellites to Low Earth Orbit for the United States Space Force (USSF), who procured this launch for the Rocket Systems Launch Program, with payloads provided by the Department […]

The National Reconnaissance Office Is Partnering With the UK’s Ministry of Defence on Historic Mission Aboard Virgin Orbit’s LauncherOne

The National Reconnaissance Office Is Partnering With the UK’s Ministry of Defence on Historic Mission Aboard Virgin Orbit’s LauncherOne

Virgin Orbit’s first international commercial rocket launch will carry a joint U.K. and U.S. mission scheduled for takeoff later this year. Virgin Orbit announced it will carry a joint mission between the United Kingdom’s Ministry of Defence (MOD) and the United States’ National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) in its historic flight out of Newquay Airport in […]

UK and US to Launch Joint Mission Aboard United Kingdom’s First Orbital Launch Supported by Virgin Orbit

Virgin Orbit to Expand Fleet with Modification of Second Airborne Satellite Launchpad

Satellite launch company Virgin Orbit (Nasdaq: VORB) announces today that a joint mission between the United Kingdom’s Defense Science and Technology Laboratory and the United States Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) is expected to be lofted on the first space launch out of Spaceport Cornwall later this year. The government agencies’ joint Coordinated Ionospheric Reconstruction CubeSat […]

Virgin Orbit to Expand Fleet with Modification of Second Airborne Satellite Launchpad

Virgin Orbit to Expand Fleet with Modification of Second Airborne Satellite Launchpad

– Virgin Orbit signs agreement to secure two new airframes to meet U.S. national security and its allies’ launch demands – – L3Harris will modify one aircraft, aims to deliver Virgin Orbit’s second airborne launcher by 2023 – – New cargo configuration expected to enable foreign spaceport launch and transport of rockets, support equipment – […]