Lockheed and ABL’s first UK vertical launch slips into 2023

TAMPA, Fla. — Lockheed Martin now not expects its UK Pathfinder mission will fly this 12 months, though it stays within the operating to carry out the first-ever vertical launch to orbit... Read more »

Orbex unveils prototype of rocket preparing for UK’s first vertical launch

TAMPA, Fla. — British microlauncher startup Orbex unveiled a full-scale prototype Might 11 of what it hopes would be the first-ever vertical rocket launched to orbit from British soil. The 19-meter two-stage... Read more »

ABL Space Systems to launch Project Kuiper’s first satellites in 2022

TAMPA, Fla. — Amazon has signed a multi-launch take care of rocket developer ABL Area Techniques, which plans to loft two prototype satellites for its Challenge Kuiper broadband megaconstellation subsequent yr. ABL... Read more »