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IPFS News Link • Space Travel and Exploration

Virgin Orbit gears up for its second attempt to reach space

• New Atlas - Nick Lavars

This time around, Virgin Orbit will carry 10 CubeSats for US universities aboard the LauncherOne rocket, and deliver them to orbit all going to plan. With only some final tests to carry out before takeoff, the Cosmic Girl will launch from Virgin Orbit's base in the Mojave desert on December 19, with a backup launch window available on December 20 and in the following weeks if necessary.