1. Here’s what Virgin Orbit hopes to achieve with their first full orbital test launch on Sunday  TechCrunch
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Virgin Orbit held a press briefing on Saturday hosted by CEO Dan Hart and VP of Special Projects Will Pomerantz. The company aims to fly its first ever orbital test launch on Sunday, at roughly 9:30 AM PT (12:30 PM ET), though there’s flexibility for that to move depending on preparations and weather. If it […]Virgin Orbit held a press briefing on Saturday hosted by CEO Dan Hart and VP of Special Projects Will Pomerantz. The company aims to fly its first ever orbital test launch on Sunday, at roughly 9:30 AM PT (12:30 PM ET), though there’s flexibility for that to move depending on preparations and weather. If it […]

Here’s what Virgin Orbit hopes to achieve with their first full orbital test launch on Sunday – TechCrunch

Virgin Orbit says that it’s ready for its first orbital launch attempt while acknowledging potentially long odds of placing a payload into orbit.Virgin Orbit says that it’s ready for its first orbital launch attempt while acknowledging potentially long odds of placing a payload into orbit.

Virgin Orbit sets expectations for first launch - SpaceNews.com

“From @Virgin_Orbit: Virgin Orbit’s Launch Demo is scheduled to launch during a four-hour window that opens on Sunday, May 24th, at 10 A.M. PT. We will only proceed with the mission if all conditions for launch are nominal."”

Loren Grush on Twitter: "From @Virgin_Orbit: Virgin Orbit’s Launch Demo is scheduled to launch during a four-hour window that opens on Sunday, May 24th, at 10 A.M. PT. We will only proceed with the mission if all conditions for launch are nominal.""

“Virgin Orbit plans first space launch this weekend https://t.co/T2eTTzKBxN”

Emilee Speck on Twitter: "Virgin Orbit plans first space launch this weekend https://t.co/T2eTTzKBxN"

“This weekend the modified 747 aircraft of Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit will take off from Mojave, California and fly out over the Pacific Ocean. Then, near San Nicolas island, the company will attempt to launch its rocket to space for the first time: https://t.co/exWAYIh7Pf”

Michael Sheetz on Twitter: "This weekend the modified 747 aircraft of Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit will take off from Mojave, California and fly out over the Pacific Ocean. Then, near San Nicolas island, the company will attempt to launch its rocket to space for the first time: https://t.co/exWAYIh7Pf"

“Virgin Orbit is looking to make its first launch demonstration this weekend.”

Tim Fernholz on Twitter: "Virgin Orbit is looking to make its first launch demonstration this weekend."