Tag: orbit

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Virgin Orbit To Go Public Through SPAC

    Long Beach-based Virgin Orbit, the satellite launch technology company which is related to Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic space tourism business, says it will become a publicly traded company through a Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC)….

  • SpaceX Plans Orbital Starship Launch

    Hawthorne-based rocket and spacecraft developer SpaceX has put together plans to launch a Starship into orbit from Texas, with landing off the coast of Hawaii, according to documents filed with the FCC. Timing of the launch is unclear. The documents–e…