Virgin Orbit to launch satellites for UK military

Virgin Orbit to launch satellites for UK military
Published: 29 July 2019 - 8:41 p.m.
By: CommsMEA staff writer
Space. The final frontier for warfare?

Virgin Orbit has announced it will launch satellites for the United Kingdom's military.

Virgin Orbit is an arm of Virgin Galactic, owned by Sir Richard Branson.

Other private companies are also becoming increasingly involved in satellite launches. For instance, New Zealand's Rocket Lab has launched satellites for NASA.

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