Start Me Up - Space launch mission detailed information
Start Me Up
9 JAN 2023
7 payloads for government and private customers. This mission is the first launch from the United Kingdom.
LauncherOne is a two stage orbital launch vehicle developed by Virgin Orbit since 2007. It is an air launch to orbit rocket, designed to launch "smallsat" payloads of 300 kilograms (660 lb) into a Sun-synchronous orbit, following air launch from a carrier aircraft at high altitude.