Today marks the first time that LauncherOne was released from Cosmic Girl mid-flight

For around four years, Virgin Orbit has been busy developing a launch system to carry satellites into space using a rocket mounted to the wing of a modified 747. The team has today ticked off what it calls a significant milestone, carrying said rocket into the air and releasing it over the Californian desert for the first time.

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Category: Space