Reply to post: Re: Dunno what

Virgin Orbit's LauncherOne rocket deploys seven satellites with third successful mission

ChrisC Silver badge

Re: Dunno what

"Take off from somewhere with a runway capable of supporting a 747"

...and performing pre-flight prep for a liquid-fuelled rocket and its payload, and potentially having a suitable area nearby to perform an emergency jettisoning of said rocket if something goes awry during the early stages of the flight. Methinks it's not *quite* as simple as merely finding a 747-capable airstrip...

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