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Branson's Virgin Orbit to test key rocket Wednesday - source

Reuters Wednesday, 10 July 2019 ()
Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit on Wednesday plans to release a rocket from the wing of a modified Boeing 747 jetliner in mid-air in a key test of its high-altitude launch system for satellites, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters.
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Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit on Wednesday (July 10) released a rocket from the wing of a modified Boeing 747 jetliner in mid-air in a key test of its high-altitude launch system for satellites, the company said. Rough cut - no reporter narration.

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