NASA elects to fly nanosatellites on next LauncherOne test flight – Satellite News Digest

Virgin Orbit announced that its LauncherOne rocket will carry 11 small satellites onboard the company’s upcoming Launch Demo 2 mission, as part of NASA’s CubeSat Initiative (CSLI). The mission is currently planned to occur before the end of the year, with Virgin Orbit’s carrier aircraft Cosmic Girl taking off from Mojave Air and Space Port in California.

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