Question 12

On 17 January 2021, Virgin Orbit the California-based satellite launch company recently launched its LauncherOne rocket to the orbit. What statements is/are CORRECT regarding the rocket?

1. it places the satellites in Sun Synchronous Orbit
2: It is the first all liquid fuelled air-launched orbital rocket
3: It is capable of carrying payloads of up to 500-600 kg to a 310-mile-high (500-km) polar orbit

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(A) 1 only
(B) 2 only
(C) Both 1 and 2
(D) Both 2 and 3


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