Virgin Orbit’s first UK launch will launch a satellite to track illegal activities at sea

Ahead of its first UK launch this year, Virgin Orbit has announced that its satellite will be tasked with tracking a range of illegal activities at sea.

The Amber-1 satellite is set to become the UK’s first orbital launch slated for the summer of 2022. The satellite will be sent into the skies from Spaceport Cornwall, based at Newquay Airport in southwest England – the first operational spaceport in the world. parents.

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