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Virgin Orbit: Brazil Spaceport As A Base Of Operations?

Virgin Orbit: Brazil Spaceport As A Base Of Operations?

The Alcântara launch center in Brazil will become a site that Virgin Orbit will use for future operations of its ‘Cosmic Girl’ launch plane! 2021 started well for Cosmic Girl. On the 18th of January, the plane’s LaucherOne rocket reached orbit. It was a pivotal moment...
Lightning Strike Burns Crater In São Paolo Runway!

Lightning Strike Burns Crater In São Paolo Runway!

São Paolo had to close one of their runways because a lightning strike burned a sizable crater in it! There were no injuries to anyone on the ground. User Golf Oscar Romeo captured the event with a live camera. It happened on Monday, at 3:38pm local time. The video...
Transport Canada Reviews Aircraft Validation Process

Transport Canada Reviews Aircraft Validation Process

Canada’s aviation authority sees a need for greater involvement in the process of certification and validation of aircraft. It wants the authorities responsible for initial certification to continue in this role. But at the same time, Transport Canada feels that other...