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LauncherOne launched by Virgin Orbit

Virgin Orbit recently launched its LauncherOne rocket to the orbit. This is the first successful flight of the rocket. Earlier an unsuccessful launch attempt was made in May 2020. LauncherOne LauncherOne is a two-stage orbital launch vehicle. It is an air-launched rocket. It is capable of carrying small satellite payloads up to 300 kilograms. The ..

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Hyperloop

Hyperloop may be regarded as a terrestrial transportation system that is based on pod device. It has the capacity to carry passengers and freight at the speed of an airline through a vacuum tube. It was first developed by the technology billionaire Elon Musk. Hyperloops are also being created in India by a Bangalore-based startup ..

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Maharashtra inks deal with Virgin Group for World's First Hyperloop between Mumbai and Pune

The Virgin Group led by Richard Branson has signed an intent agreement with Maharashtra Government to build world’s first hyperloop transportation system between Mumbai and Pune. The foundation stone for the project was laid by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on first day of Magnetic Maharashtra investor summit held in Mumbai. Key Facts The proposed hyperlook ..

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