Virgin Orbit

Virgin Orbit is a company that provides launch services for small satellites. It develops LauncherOne, a flexible launch service for commercial and government-built satellites. The company serves missions such as weather monitoring, maritime asset tracking, telecommunication services, and earth observation.

Employee Rating

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TypeSubsidiary
Parent CompanyVirgin Group
HQLong Beach, CA, US
Founded2017
Websitevirginorbit.com
Cybersecurity ratingFMore
Virgin Orbit was founded in 2017 and is headquartered in Long Beach, CA, US

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Key People/Management at Virgin Orbit

Brita O'Rear

Brita O'Rear

Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Kevin Sagis

Kevin Sagis

Chief Engineer and Vice President of Engineering
Stephen Attenborough

Stephen Attenborough

Vice President
Dan Hart

Dan Hart

CEO
Tony Gingiss

Tony Gingiss

COO
James Simpson

James Simpson

Chief Strategy Officer
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Virgin Orbit Office Locations

Virgin Orbit has offices in Long Beach and Mojave
Long Beach, CA, US (HQ)
4022 E Conant St
Long Beach, CA, US
3880 McGowen St
Mojave, CA, US
1223-A Sabovich St Building 79
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Virgin Orbit Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2017

Total Funding

$9.5 m

Investors

In total, Virgin Orbit had raised $9.5 m. Virgin Orbit is a subsidiary of Virgin Group

Virgin Orbit Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

F

58/100

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Virgin Orbit Online and Social Media Presence

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Virgin Orbit News and Updates

Virgin Orbit eyes growth in military ‘responsive’ launch

Virgin Orbit is looking to grow its military business by proving that rockets launched from airplanes in flight can be instruments of national security. SpaceNews

Virgin Orbit clears environmental review to launch satellites from Guam

The Federal Aviation Administration on Aug. 27 released its final environmental assessment that found “no significant impact” for Virgin Orbit to conduct launches from Guam. SpaceNews

Virgin Orbit to expand launch business, move into satellite services

Virgin Orbit will use the proceeds of a merger with a special-purpose acquisition company to expand its launch business and develop a satellite constellation for internet-of-things and Earth observation services. SpaceNews

Branson's Mubadala-backed Virgin Orbit to list in SPAC deal

Reverse merger with NextGen Acquisition Corp. II will value the satellite-launch company at $3.2bn

Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit to go public via SPAC backed by Boeing

Billionaire Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit is going public through a merger with a blank-check vehicle in a deal that values The post Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit to go public via SPAC backed by Boeing appeared first on CityAM.

Daily Crunch: Virgin Orbit rockets to $3.2B valuation in SPAC merger

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Virgin Orbit Blogs

Virgin Orbit Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

As we wrap up Hispanic Heritage Month here at Virgin Orbit, we want to take a moment to highlight and honor... The post Virgin Orbit Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month first appeared on Virgin Orbit.

Virgin Orbit: Anywhere, Anytime Launches: Key to National Security

There has been quite a buzz lately about responsive launches as a key element of responsive space, and we will... The post Virgin Orbit: Anywhere, Anytime Launches: Key to National Security first appeared on Virgin Orbit.

BigBear.ai Enters into Transformational Commercial Partnership with Virgin Orbit to Deploy AI-Powered Analytics Platform for End-to-End Responsive Launch Solutions

Columbia, Maryland – September 17, 2021 – BigBear.ai, a leading provider of artificial intelligence, machine learning, cloud-based big data analytics,... The post BigBear.ai Enters into Transformational Commercial Partnership with Virgin Orbit to Deploy AI-Powered Analytics Platform for End-to-End R…

Protected: In the Pursuit of Manufacturing Excellence

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post. The post Protected: In the Pursuit of Manufacturing Excellence first appeared on Virgin Orbit.

Virgin Orbit and Southwest Research Institute to Pursue Space Science Missions, Launches and Joint Space Service Offerings

Long Beach, California — August 26, 2021 — Virgin Orbit, the California-based responsive launch company, announced today that it has signed... The post Virgin Orbit and Southwest Research Institute to Pursue Space Science Missions, Launches and Joint Space Service Offerings first appeared on Virgin …

Virgin Orbit, A Responsive Launch and Space Solutions Company, to Become Publicly Traded on Nasdaq Through a Business Combination with Nextgen Acquisition Corp. Ii

Virgin Orbit has entered into a definitive agreement to become publicly traded on Nasdaq through a business combination with NextGen... The post Virgin Orbit, A Responsive Launch and Space Solutions Company, to Become Publicly Traded on Nasdaq Through a Business Combination with Nextgen Acquisition …
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Virgin Orbit Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Virgin Orbit founded?

    Virgin Orbit was founded in 2017.

  • Who are Virgin Orbit key executives?

    Virgin Orbit's key executives are Brita O'Rear, Kevin Sagis and Stephen Attenborough.

  • How many employees does Virgin Orbit have?

    Virgin Orbit has 1,378 employees.

  • Who are Virgin Orbit competitors?

    Competitors of Virgin Orbit include Dynetics, SpaceX and China Spacesat.

  • Where is Virgin Orbit headquarters?

    Virgin Orbit headquarters is located at 4022 E Conant St, Long Beach.

  • Where are Virgin Orbit offices?

    Virgin Orbit has offices in Long Beach and Mojave.

  • How many offices does Virgin Orbit have?

    Virgin Orbit has 3 offices.