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Virgin Galactic Announces Dedicated LauncherOne Mothership (Updated): New Video

December 5, 2015

Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic has introduced an addition to its fleet of vehicles as part of a technical update on its LauncherOne small satellite launch service. A 747-400 commercial jet aircraft — previously operated by Virgin Atlantic under the nickname “Cosmic Girl” — will provide a dedicated launch platform for the LauncherOne orbital vehicle.…

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Leonard David reports Virgin Galactic will drop LauncherOne rocket from a 747, freeing up WhiteKnightTwo for passenger flights.

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