The partnership aims to empower local talents and open investment opportunities for universities through an academic exchange programme.
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The merger will turn Virgin Orbit into a publicly traded company on the Nasdaq with an initial valuation of $3.2bn.
Baird replaces Mandy Vaughn, who stepped down as president of VOX Space earlier this year.
Prior to SpaceX, he held roles at both Boeing and NASA at Kennedy Space Center.
The launch will be the first since its Launch Demo 2 mission in January, which carried 10 CubeSats for NASA’s Venture Class Launch Services programme.