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Virgin Orbit at last ready to live up to its name: Branson's other space adventure set for maiden flight this weekend

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All very British

Considering this is basically a American company, probably staffed almost entirely by Americans, this all sounds very typically self-effacingly British. Hey, we built this thing, it might work, it might not, but we'll give a jolly good try and if it doesn't work, well hey ho, we'll have another go. We've even got a spare rocket in the hanger just in case. (Although that last, spending real money on a plan B is a bit more American than the more typically British shoe-string, garden shed budget.)

Still, I wish them luck. The more the merrier.

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