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11.19.18
Virgin Orbit's rocket completes its first 'captive carry' flight test
11.19.18

Virgin Orbit's rocket completes its first 'captive carry' flight test

It's a crucial step ahead of a full 2019 test launch.

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07.16.18
Virgin Orbit will be the first to fly rockets to space from the UK
07.16.18

Virgin Orbit will be the first to fly rockets to space from the UK

The UK also announced it will develop a spaceport in Scotland.

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11.16.17
Virgin Orbit books its first government launch contract
11.16.17

Virgin Orbit books its first government launch contract

It’s currently scheduled for January 2019.

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11.01.17
Virgin Orbit’s new company will focus on government space launches
11.01.17

Virgin Orbit’s new company will focus on government space launches

It’s called Vox Space, and it's Virgin's fourth company in this sector.

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09.01.17
Facebook has mapped the population of 23 countries in incredible detail (updated)
09.01.17

Facebook has mapped the population of 23 countries in incredible detail (updated)

Population distribution helps figure out the best way to deliver internet.

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08.02.17
Virgin Orbit will test its rocket-launching plane in 2018
08.02.17

Virgin Orbit will test its rocket-launching plane in 2018

The company has scheduled its first flight for next year.

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03.03.17
Virgin Galactic forms new company for low-cost smallsat launches
03.03.17

Virgin Galactic forms new company for low-cost smallsat launches

The new spinoff called 'Virgin Orbit' will be based on the LauncherOne system.

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