Virgin Orbit plans flight test of LauncherOne rocket in February

Virgin Orbit, AMSAT’s launch for RadFxSat-2/Fox-1E, has announced they expect to have their first test launch of LauncherOne, their airborne-launched rocket, sometime in the second half of February.
The LauncherOne rocket is carried on the VO 747 Cosmic Girl aircraft.

If this first test flight is successful RadFxSat-2/Fox-1E is planned for launch on the second flight of LauncherOne during 1Q 2020 on the ELaNa XX mission.


Uplink: 145.860 MHz – 145.890 MHz LSB/CW
Downlink: 435.790 MHz – 435.760 MHz USB/CW (inverting)
Telemetry: 435.750 MHz 1K2 bps BPSK

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