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Virgin Orbit Announced Spire Satellite as Payload for Upcoming Mission
On 9th December, Virgin Orbit announced that it would be taking the Spire satellite as its next payload, scheduled to launch in January 2022. The mission, called Above the Clouds, was announced in November. The upcoming launch should be the fourth lift-off for Virgin Orbit’s air-launch LauncherOne system. Spire Satellite Will Join Two Other Payloads…
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Video News: Can the UK really compete with SpaceX?
The Angry Astronaut on youtube asks the question whether the UK can really compete with US space giant, SpaceX. The answer will probably need to come from the British Government.