Relativity Space makes deals for California launches

Relativity pad at Vandenberg

An artist’s conception shows Relativity Space’s Terran 1 rocket lifting off from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. (Relativity Space Illustration)

Relativity Space, a startup that was born in Seattle but grew up in Los Angeles, says it has signed an agreement to develop launch facilities at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, and a contract with Iridium to launch satellites from those facilities.

The flurry of announcements marks a significant expansion for a company that barely existed five years ago but has raised $185 million since then.

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