The U.K. government to finance spaceport improvements for Virgin Orbit

The United Kingdom Space Agency is expected to provide $9.5 million for the infrastructures at an airport that anticipates hosting Virgin Orbit’s air-launch system in Britain. The U.K. Space Agency reported on November 5, that it would give $9.5 million to the Virgin Orbit U.K. limited the United Kingdom extension of Virgin Orbit, for launching support materials and mission planning tasks at the airport in Cornwall, New quay, also referred to as Spaceport Cornwall, required to support Virgin Orbit’s flights launcher One air-launch system. The space agency financing is part…

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