LauncherOne
Supply Chain

 
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Virgin Orbit is always looking for innovative organizations to help us open space to change the world for good! To fulfill our mission of offering dedicated launch services that are both highly affordable and extremely reliable, we require excellence from our entire supply chain. If your company has what it takes, we’d love to hear from you.

Please check out the links here, and contact us when you are ready to begin a serious discussion.

 
 

Contracting Data

Below, please find links to a series of documents that will be useful to both current and prospective suppliers. We update these files from time to time, so please be sure to check back before submitting proposals or signing contracts, just to ensure you have the latest and greatest versions.

Terms and Conditions
W9
Credit References
Partial Tax Exemption Certificate
Space Flight Property Tax Exemption 
Spaceflight property tax exemption letter
New Supplier setup Form
Export Compliance Certificate

 

 
 

Shipping, Receiving, and Logistics

The headquarters of Virgin Orbit, the new company that operates our LauncherOne small satellite launch service, is located at 4022 E. Conant St, Long Beach, CA 90808. However, we accept deliveries to multiple locations. Please ensure you are shipping to the correct office!

Hours for our Long Beach facility are as follows:

Receiving: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday
Shipping: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday

Below, you can find packaging requirements, as well as our holiday schedule. Please note that we cannot accept deliveries on those holidays barring specific and explicit prior arrangement.

Supplier Packaging Requirements
Holiday Schedule

 
 

Supplier Quality Assurance

We make products that go to space. They travel at many times the speed of sound, and direct large amounts of energy. It is equal parts awesome and unforgiving.

As you would imagine, we’ve got processes in place to make sure that every part, every tool, and every bit of material involved in developing, testing, and operating LauncherOne meets our demanding quality standards. At the same time, we are a commercial company offering a low-cost solution, so these processes are by necessity efficient and lean.

Below, please find a series of links to PDFs that lay out our supplier quality processes.

Supplier Quality Requirements
Certificate of Conformance
Process Flow Diagram
Process Failure Modes and Effects Analysis Form
Process Quality Control Plan
Gage Repeatability and Reproducibility
Supplier Design Change Request Form
Deviation Request Form

 
 

Contact Us

Still got questions after reading through this site? Or are you simply champing at the bit to work with us to open space to change the world for good? Let’s chat!

Send us a note, and we’ll get back to you soon. Please note that due to the high volume of potential suppliers we hear from, it may take us a while to get back to you.

 
 
 
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