Virgin Orbit’s Cosmic Lady arrives in UK for landmark launch


Virgin Orbit’s Cosmic Lady provider airplane has arrived in Cornwall in preparation for the first-ever orbital launch from the UK.

Cosmic Lady, a modified Boeing 747 provider plane, landed at Newquay Airport in Cornwall on Oct. 11. Virgin Orbit is concentrating on a November takeoff from Spaceport Cornwall to launch the pioneering “Begin Me Up” mission. 

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