Virgin Orbit files for bankruptcy

One faulty fuel filter scuttled Virgin Orbit’s big UK launch debut

Virgin Orbit, the low-Earth orbit small payload launch company that was spun out of Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic, has filed for bankruptcy protection with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The bankruptcy filing follows weeks of bad news for the company, including a pause on all operations, a brief hunt for more money to continue […]

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