Virgin Galactic unveils LauncherOne
- By Jack Preston -
- Jul 11, 2012
“As I travel around the world I see increasing and tragic evidence of how the depletion of our world’s natural resources is affecting so many people in our rapidly expanding population,” explained the Virgin Group founder.
“This downward spiral doesn’t have to be a one way inevitably. At Virgin we want to do things differently and lead by example. Advances in technology have revolutionised the way we live, satellites can now be much smaller, smart and powerful. However the obstacle of the inefficient way we get satellites into orbit still remains. But all that is about to change…”
Watch the video to see how LauncherOne, a revolutionary satellite launch vehicle, aims to change the face of satellite research and lead to the positive impact on the planet which Branson wishes to achieve.