Virgin Orbit

Virgin Orbit is a provider of launch services for small satellites. The company develops LauncherOne, a flexible launch service for commercial and government-built satellites.

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Parent CompanyVirgin Group
HQLong Beach, US
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Virgin Orbit was founded in 2017 and is headquartered in Long Beach, US

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Key People/Management at Virgin Orbit

Dan Hart

Dan Hart

President & CEO
Kevin Sagis

Kevin Sagis

Chief Engineer & Vice President of Engineering
Brita O'Rear

Brita O'Rear

Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Scott Macklin

Scott Macklin

Sr. Director of Propulsion
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Virgin Orbit Office Locations

Virgin Orbit has offices in Long Beach and Mojave
Long Beach, US (HQ)
4022 E Conant St
Long Beach, US
3860 Worsham Ave #310
Long Beach, US
3880 McGowen St
Mojave, US
1223-A Sabovich St Building 79
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Virgin Orbit Financials and Metrics

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$9.5 m


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

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Virgin Orbit News and Updates

Virgin Orbit to fly 11 satellites for NASA on second orbital launch demo later this year

Virgin Orbit’s first attempt at an orbital launch demo may not have gone entirely to plan (the LauncherOne rocket released as planned but its flight was cut short just after that), but it has booked a payload for its next try — 11 science satellites selected by NASA and primarily designed and built …

Virgin Orbit identifies cause of engine shutdown on first LauncherOne flight

The first flight of Virgin Orbit’s LauncherOne rocket failed to reach orbit in May when a propellant line broke seconds after the ignition of the rocket’s first stage engine, the company’s chief executive said July 22. SpaceNews

Virgin Orbit moving ahead with U.K. launch plans

Virgin Orbit and the British government are continuing efforts to begin flights of the company’s air-launch system from an English airport by early 2022 despite challenges on both sides of the Atlantic.

Virgin Orbit provides more details about what went right with its first launch demo

Virgin Orbit performed a demonstration of its full launch system on Monday, and while it didn’t go quite as planned, with the mission cut short just a few seconds after Virgin’s LauncherOne separated from its Cosmic Girl carrier aircraft, the company says it still learned a lot – and a lot went righ…

Branson’s Virgin Orbit Fails in Attempted Rocket Launch From 747

Branson’s Virgin Orbit Fails in Attempted Rocket Launch From 747

Max Q: Huge week ahead for SpaceX and Virgin Orbit

This week could be the biggest week to date for private spaceflight, with landmark launch attempts coming from both Virgin Orbit and SpaceX . Virgin Orbit is looking to join the elite club of private launch companies that have actually made it to space, with a full flight test of its combined Cosmic…
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Virgin Orbit Blogs

Announcing the Window for Our Launch Demo

We are extremely excited to announce that the window for our Launch Demo mission starts on Sunday, May 24th, and...

Virgin Orbit Ventilators Granted Emergency Use Authorization, First Deliveries Expected Soon

Virgin Orbit’s Simplified “Bridge” Ventilator, Designed in Response to Medical Community’s Requests, Is Ready to Support COVID-19 Patients Long Beach,...


Virgin Orbit Subsidiary VOX Space Secures $35m Contract for Dedicated Launches El Segundo, CA — April 10, 2020 — VOX...

Up Next: Our Final Development Test

After five years of hard work, our team is now ready to conduct the final test of our development program...

Update on Virgin Orbit Ventilators

Since publicly announcing our COVID-19 ventilator project one week ago, we’ve made great progress on every front — so we...

Oita Partners with Virgin Orbit to Establish First Horizontal Spaceport in Asia

Oita Prefecture to Foster Local NewSpace Industry Following Collaboration with Virgin Orbit Oita, Japan/Long Beach, California — April 2, 2020...
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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 Dan Hart, Kevin Sagis and Brita O'Rear.

  • How many employees does Virgin Orbit have?

    Virgin Orbit has 1,287 employees.

  • Who are Virgin Orbit competitors?

    Competitors of Virgin Orbit include Relativity Space, United Launch Alliance and Vector Launch.

  • 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 4 offices.