1. Branson's Virgin Orbit reaches space with key mid-air rocket launch  The Star Online
  2. Branson's Virgin rocket takes satellites to orbit  BBC News
  3. Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit reaches space eight months after first flight  The Guardian
  4. Virgin Orbit Test Flight Hits Low Earth Orbit—Billionaire Branson Joins Elon Musk’s SpaceX At Key Milestone  Forbes
  5. Virgin's satellite launcher reaches orbit on second try  Spaceflight Now
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Sir Richard Branson's rocket company succeeds in putting its first satellites in space.Sir Richard Branson's rocket company succeeds in putting its first satellites in space.

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Sir Richard Branson has finally joined the billionaire space race after Virgin Orbit reached low earth orbit today at the second attempt.Sir Richard Branson has finally joined the billionaire space race after Virgin Orbit reached low earth orbit today at the second attempt.

Virgin Orbit Test Flight Hits Low Earth Orbit—Billionaire Branson Joins Elon Musk’s SpaceX At Key Milestone

LauncherOne rocket carries very small satellites after first demonstration launch failed in May last yearLauncherOne rocket carries very small satellites after first demonstration launch failed in May last year

Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit reaches space eight months after first flight | Space | The Guardian

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit reached space on Sunday, eight months after the first demonstration flight of its air-launched rocket system failed, the company said. A 70-foot-long...LOS ANGELES (AP) — Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit reached space on Sunday, eight months after the first demonstration flight of its air-launched rocket system failed, the company said. A 70-foot-long (21.34-meter-long) LauncherOne rocket was released from beneath the wing of...

Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit reaches space on 2nd try | The Seattle Times

Billionaire Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit reached space for the first time on Sunday with a successful test of its air-launched rocket, delivering ten NASA satellites to orbit and achieving a key milestone after aborting the rocket’s first test launch last year. "According to telemetry, LauncherOne has reached orbit!" the company announced on Twitter during the test mission, dubbed Launch Demo 2. Roughly two hours after its Cosmic Girl carrier craft took off from the Mojave Air and Space Port in southern California, the rocket, a 70-foot launcher tailored for carrying small satellites to space, successfully placed 10 tiny satellites in orbit for NASA, the company said on Twitter.Billionaire Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit reached space for the first time on Sunday with a successful test of its air-launched rocket, delivering ten NASA satellites to orbit and achieving a key milestone after aborting the rocket’s first test launch last year. "According to telemetry, LauncherOne has reached orbit!" the company announced on Twitter during the test mission, dubbed Launch Demo 2. Roughly two hours after its Cosmic Girl carrier craft took off from the Mojave Air and Space Port in southern California, the rocket, a 70-foot launcher tailored for carrying small satellites to space, successfully placed 10 tiny satellites in orbit for NASA, the company said on Twitter.

Branson's Virgin Orbit reaches space with key mid-air rocket launch

The rocket was carrying 10 small satellites when it was launched from a 747 flying over the Pacific Ocean.The rocket was carrying 10 small satellites when it was launched from a 747 flying over the Pacific Ocean.

Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit rocket reaches space - The Washington Post

Billionaire Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit reached space for the first time on Sunday with a successful test of its air-launched rocket, delivering ten NASA satellites to orbit and achieving a key milestone after aborting the rocket’s first test launch last year.Billionaire Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit reached space for the first time on Sunday with a successful test of its air-launched rocket, delivering ten NASA satellites to orbit and achieving a key milestone after aborting the rocket’s first test launch last year.

Branson's Virgin Orbit reaches space with key mid-air rocket launch | Reuters

Virgin Orbit's LauncherOne rocket reached orbit today (Jan. 17) on its second test flight — and also successfully deployed 10 satellites.LauncherOne has reached orbit for the first time.

Virgin Orbit launches 10 satellites to orbit in landmark test flight | Space

Virgin Orbit, Sir Richard Branson’s satellite launch service that targets small satellite clients, is planning its second launch attempt today after a failed test in May 2020.Virgin Orbit, Sir Richard Branson’s satellite launch service that targets small satellite clients, is planning its second launch attempt today after a failed test in May 2020.

Virgin Orbit sees its first commercial launch carrying satellites for NASA

Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit reached space on Sunday, eight months after the first demonstration flight of its air-launched rocket system failed, the...Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit reached space on Sunday, eight months after the first demonstration flight of its air-launched rocket system failed, the...

Virgin Orbit rocket sends satellites into space for first time - MarketWatch

Virgin Orbit launched its LauncherOne rocket to orbit for the first time today, with a successful demonstration mission that carried a handful of satellites and delivered them successfully to low Earth orbit on behalf of NASA. It’s a crucial milestone for the small satellite launch company, and the first time the company has shown that […]Virgin Orbit launched its LauncherOne rocket to orbit for the first time today, with a successful demonstration mission that carried a handful of satellites and delivered them successfully to low Earth orbit on behalf of NASA. It’s a crucial milestone for the small satellite launch company, and the first time the company has shown that […]

Virgin Orbit reaches orbit for the first time – TechCrunch

Launching rockets from planes is a decades-old concept that never really took off. Billionaire Richard Branson thinks its time has come.Launching rockets from planes is a decades-old concept that never really took off. Billionaire Richard Branson thinks its time has come.

Virgin Orbit Just Launched a Rocket From a 747 | WIRED

WASHINGTON - Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit project on Sunday successfully flew a rocket into space from the wing of a 747 plane, paving the way for a new method of launching low-cost satellites.   WASHINGTON - Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit project on Sunday successfully flew a rocket into space from the wing of a 747 plane, paving the way for a new method of launching low-cost satellites.  

Branson's Virgin Orbit reaches space for first time | ABS-CBN News

Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit reached space on Sunday, eight months after the first demonstration flight of its air-launched rocket system failed, the compan...Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit reached space on Sunday, eight months after the first demonstration flight of its air-launched rocket system failed, the compan...

Branson's Virgin Orbit reaches space | Newcastle Herald | Newcastle, NSW

WASHINGTON: Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit project on Sunday (Jan 18) successfully flew a rocket into space from the wing of a Boeing 747 plane, ...WASHINGTON: Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit project on Sunday (Jan 18) successfully flew a rocket into space from the wing of a Boeing 747 plane, ...

Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit reaches space for first time - CNA

Billionaire Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit aims to reach space for the first time on Sunday by launching a rocket from mid-air, a key attempt after aborting the rocket’s first test launch last year.The Long Beach, California-based company loaded its LauncherOne rocket with fu

Virgin Orbit seeks to reach space with mid-air rocket launch

Virgin Orbit has successfully carried satellites into space for the first time.Virgin Orbit has successfully carried satellites into space for the first time.

Virgin Orbit carries satellites to space for the first time (update: deployed) | Engadget

Virgin Orbit, a sister company of Richard Branson’s space tourism effort, is set to try to send its rocket into orbit for the first time ever on January 17th after failing to do so last year. It will also attempt to send satellites into space for the first time. The four-hour launch window opens at 1PM ET.The launch could happen any time between 1PM ET and 5PM ET

Virgin’s rocket reaches orbit for the first time, deploys satellites - The Verge

VIRGIN ORBIT is today sending its LauncherOne rocket to space from the belly of a 747 jet. Here is how you can watch this historic launch via a live stream online.VIRGIN ORBIT is today sending its LauncherOne rocket to space from the belly of a 747 jet. Here is how you can watch this historic launch via a live stream online.

Virgin Orbit launch live stream: Watch LauncherOne rocket fire into space | Science | News | Express.co.uk

In an earlier test launch in May 2020, LauncherOne only ignited for about 10 seconds, cutting out early and falling into the Pacific Ocean off the Southern California coast.

Long Beach's Virgin Orbit will again attempt to reach space on Sunday • Long Beach Post News

Long Beach's Virgin Orbit will again attempt to reach space on Sunday • Long Beach Post News

After an eight month stand down to resolve issues revealed during the first mission of…

LauncherOne reaches orbit on second attempt with NASA CubeSats - NASASpaceFlight.com

After several years in development, early reports show the Long Beach company's LauncherOne rocket made it to space on Sunday.

Rocket, man! Virgin Orbit launch a success; reaches space for the first time • Long Beach Post News

Rocket, man! Virgin Orbit launch a success; reaches space for the first time • Long Beach Post News

Virgin Orbit finally lived up to its name today and used an innovative air-launch system to send 10 satellites to orbit.Virgin Orbit finally lived up to its name today and used an innovative air-launch system to send 10 satellites to orbit.

Virgin Orbit gets into orbit, building on Paul Allen’s legacy

Virgin Orbit’s LauncherOne rocket reached orbit on its second flight Jan. 17, demonstrating the performance of the air-launch system.Virgin Orbit’s LauncherOne rocket reached orbit on its second flight Jan. 17, demonstrating the performance of the air-launch system.

Virgin Orbit reaches orbit on second LauncherOne mission - SpaceNews

NASA takes a chance on Virgin Orbit with company’s second test launch – Spaceflight Now

Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit has reached space eight months after the first demonstration flight of its air-launched rocket system failedRichard Branson’s Virgin Orbit has reached space eight months after the first demonstration flight of its air-launched rocket system failed

Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit reaches space on 2nd try Space Virgin Orbit Space Richard Branson company | The Independent

Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit reaches space at second attemptRichard Branson’s Virgin Orbit reaches space at second attempt

Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit reaches space at second attempt

A 21-metre-long LauncherOne rocket is released from beneath the wing of a Boeing 747 carrier aircraft.A 21-metre-long LauncherOne rocket is released from beneath the wing of a Boeing 747 carrier aircraft.

Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit reached space on Sunday, eight months after the first demonstration flight of its air-launched rocket system failed, the company said. A 70-foot-long (21.34-meter-long) LauncherOne rocket was released from beneath the wing of a Boeing 747 carrier aircraft off the coast of Southern California, ignited moments later and soared toward space. The […]Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit reached space on Sunday, eight months after the first demonstration flight of its air-launched rocket system failed, the company said. A 70-foot-long (21.34-met…

Billionaire Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit launches rocket from 747, reaches space on 2nd try | KTLA

Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit reached space on Sunday, eight months after the first demonstration flight of its air-launched rocket system failed, the company said. A 70-foot-long (21.34-met…

Billionaire Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit launches rocket from 747, reaches space on 2nd try | KTLA

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit reached space on Sunday, eight months after the first demonstration flight of its air-launched rocket system failed, the company said. A... LOS ANGELES (AP) — Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit reached space on Sunday, eight months after the first demonstration flight of its air-launched rocket system failed, the company said. A...

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