How to watch Virgin Orbit as Brits prepare for first ever takeoff from UK soil

BRITS are braced for a historic moment tonight as a rocket is set to blast off from UK soil for the first time. The country’s first ever orbital rocket launch is due to leave from Cornwall after years of planning. PASeveral satellites will be blasted off if all goes to plan[/caption] It’s a huge moment not only for the UK but also western Europe, which has never sent satellites into space from home turf before. The launch window opens at 10.16pm, if all goes to plan. And best of all, you can watch the action too. A lucky few were able to get hold of tickets to watch from Newquay. Parts of Ireland, including Cork and Kerry, may be able to see it from the sky depending on weather conditions. Fortunately for everyone else Virgin Orbit will have a live stream on YouTube to watch everything unfold. The live broadcast is due to start at 9pm UK time. You’ll be able to see pre-flight operations and listen to launch commentary. Experts are always prepared for the worst and have other dates lined up in January if tonight can’t go ahead in the end. The Start Me Up mission is named…

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How to watch Virgin Orbit as Brits prepare for first ever takeoff from UK soil

Updated: January 9, 2023 — 9:27 am