UK taps Virgin Orbit to launch first satellites from its own soil this summer

Watch Virgin Orbit’s ‘Straight Up’ launch of Space Force satellites live tonight

The United Kingdom has a small but growing space industry, with the number of space-related organizations increasing by an average of 21% each year since 2012, but there is one key component it’s lacking — launches. There have been no space launches from U.K. soil, but that’s about to change. The U.K. has announced Prometheus-2, […]

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