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Virgin Orbit’s First Launch from UK Soil Fails to Reach Orbit

Virgin Orbit, a spaceflight company owned by Richard Branson, attempted to launch nine small satellites from a repurposed Boeing 747 jet, dubbed “Cosmic Girl”, on Monday. The jet took off from Newquay in England’s Cornwall county, 245 miles west of London, and the launch was cheered on by airport workers, area residents, and government officials. However, the launch was unsuccessful.…