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LauncherOne – Virgin Orbit

LauncherOne – Virgin Orbit

  • Length: 16 m
  • Diameter: 1.6 m
  • Launch Mass: 30 T
  • Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 500 kg

The LauncherOne, manufactured by Virgin Orbit established in 2017, undertook its inaugural launch on 05/25/2020. Notably, LauncherOne has 4 successful launches and 2 failed attempts, with a cumulative tally of 6 launches, currently with 0 pending launches in the pipeline.

LauncherOne is a two stage orbital launch vehicle developed by Virgin Orbit since 2007. It is an air launch to orbit rocket, designed to launch “smallsat” payloads of 300 kilograms (660 lb) into a Sun-synchronous orbit, following air launch from a carrier aircraft at high altitude.

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