Small Satellite launcher
Virgin Orbit - small satellites launcher
British Space Agency grants Virgin Orbit resources to become small satellites launcher Cornwall to become a new site for satellites launch by Virgin Orbit Virgin Orbit United Kingdom is being awarded a £7.35 Mio grant from the UK Space Agency to provide horizontal launch capability for small satellites launch at the Cornwall Space Station at Newquay Airport in the UK. Virgin Orbit UK is the affiliate of Virgin Orbit, a space launching organization located in the United States. Minister of Science promises financing In addition to the resources and assistance from the sponsoring company, the financing from the United Kingdom Space Agency is one component of an overall £20 million financing programme for the installations at Cornwall's Newquay Airport, promised by the Minister of Science, Chris Skidmore.