Tag: launch

  • Virgin Orbit Has Another Successful Launch

    Mojave-based space launch provider Virgin Orbit successfully launched a new batch of satellites into space, using its unique rocket-launched-from-a-747 system. Virgin Orbit said it launched 7 customer satellites on its mission on Thursday, using its La…

  • Launch House Raising $10M For Startup Investments

    Beverly Hills-based Launch House, which hosts month-long, live-in startup programs in Los Angeles and elsewhere, is looking to raised $10M in a new venture capital fund, according to a regulatory filing from the company. The filing said the company is …

  • Virgin Orbit In Partnership With Intelligence Firm

    Long Beach-based Virgin Orbit, which is developing satellite launch systems, says it has partnered with signals intelligence provider Horizon Technologies. Financial details of the deal were not announced, however, Virgin Orbit said it will become Hori…

  • Rocket Lab Shows Off Neutron Rocket

    Long Beach-based rocket developer Rocket Lab showed off details of its new Neutron Rocket on Thursday, saying its new, larger is designed to put up as much as 15,000 kilograms to low earth orbit. The company said that, in reusable mode, the rocket will…

  • Virgin Orbit Sets Planned Board

    Long Beach-based Virgin Orbit has set the planned board of directors for the company, assuming its ongoing special purpose acquisition (SPAC) deal goes through as planned. According to Virgin Orbit, the new board of directors of the combined company, w…

  • ABL Space Systems Scores $200M, Now Worth $2.4 Billion

    El Segundo-based space launch systems developer ABL Space Systems has raised $200M in a Series B expansion round, bringing the company’s valuation to $2.4 billion, the company said on Monday. According to ABL Space Systems, the funding came from its ex…

  • Rocket Lab Acquires Advanced Solutions

    Long Beach-based space launch provider Rocket Lab said on Tuesday that it has acquired Advanced Solutions, Inc., a Colorado-based aerospace engineering which provides space software, mission simulation and test systems. According to Rocket Lab, it is p…

  • Virgin Galactic Cleared After Air Traffic Control Snafu

    Virgin Galactic, the space flight and tourism company led by Virgin Galactic, has been cleared to fly again following an FAA inquiry into the company’s re-entry from space in July. Virgin Galactic had been under investigation for diverging from its air…

  • Karman Systems Acquires Systima Technologies

    Los Angeles-based Karman Missile & Space Systems, a developer of flight hardware and sub-assemblies for the space market, said Friday that it has acquired Systima Technologies, a provider of integration of mission critical space and hypersonic systems….

  • Landsat 9 Satellite Launch Scheduled For Today At Vandenberg

    A launch of an Atlas V rocket at Vandenberg Air Force Base is scheduled for today, to take a new Landsat satellite into space for NASA, according to NASA. The launch is currently targeted at 11:11am from Space Launch Complex-3 at Vandenberg Space Force…