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Virgin Orbit to Attempt Its First Rocket Launch From Jumbo Jet

NYTimes.com Sunday, 24 May 2020
The company, founded by Richard Branson, aims to show it can send small satellites to orbit from virtually anywhere.
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News video: Virgin Orbit Plans First Rocket Launch from ‘Cosmic Girl’ This Weekend

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