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Test Flight

LauncherOne | Test Flight

Virgin Orbit launch of a LauncherOne Rocket

TBD

Virgin Orbit is scheduled to launch a LauncherOne rocket as part of the XARM & SLIM mission. The launch window for the Astrophysics mission is on Thu Aug 30th 2018 8:00 PM from Mojave Air and Space Port. The status of the launch is Red. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch!


Mission

XARM & SLIM

X-Ray Astronomy Recovery Mission (XARM) is a replacement for the Hitomi satellite that malfunctioned few weeks after the launch. Smart Lander for Investigating Moon (SLIM) is a lunar probe that will target a landing on a small crater in Mare Nectaris, an area located near the moon’s equator on the side facing Earth.

LauncherOne Test Flight

Payload-free test flight of the LauncherOne vehicle.

Location

Mojave Air and Space Port

Air launch to orbit

Rocket

LauncherOne

Virgin Orbit
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