Virgin Orbit set to debut orbital air-launch later this month

MAY 4, 2020–According to an article published today by Spaceflight Now, Virgin Orbit appears to be targeting later this month for their debut of the LauncherOne air-launched satellite launch vehicle from their 747-400 carrier “Cosmic Girl”.

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Firefly Aerospace to conduct maiden launch at Vandenberg in April

JAN. 7, 2020– Firefly Aerospace announced yesterday morning with a Space.com interview of CEO Dr. Tom Markusic that they will launch the maiden flight of their Alpha launch vehicle from SLC-2W at Vandenberg A.F.B., California, in April 2020.

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