Vector and Virginia Commercial Space Flight Authority Announce Three Upcoming Orbital Launches from Wallops Island
~Vector Showcases Execution of Technical Operations Featuring the Vector-R Launch Vehicle at Wallops Island as Part of the Agreement with Virginia Space~
October 18, 2017: Employees of Virginia Space and Vector celebrate the display of the
Vector-R rocket in front of the Virginia Space Wallops office.
RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Vector, a nanosatellite launch company comprised of new-space and enterprise software industry veterans from SpaceX, Virgin Galactic, McDonnell Douglas, Boeing, Sea Launch and VMware, has entered into an agreement with Virginia Commercial Space Flight Authority (Virginia Space) to conduct three commercial orbital missions out of Virginia Space’s Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport (MARS) in the next 24 months with an option for five additional launches.