Stratolaunch Systems

American space transportation venture

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Stratolaunch Systems Corporation is an American space transportation venture developing a new air launch to orbit system, with its corporate headquarters located in Seattle, Washington. The project was officially announced in December 2011 by Microsoft co-founder Paul G. Allen and Scaled Composites founder Burt Rutan, who had previously collaborated on the creation of SpaceShipOne.

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There are plenty of big aircraft up in the sky above us – but none, it seems, quite as imposing as Stratolaunch’s latest..
5 days ago • One News Page Staff

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The 500,000-pound Stratolaunch jet took off for the first time ever for a two-hour flight over California's Mojave desert. It's designed as a flying launch pad..
Credit: CBS News - Published 5 days ago

The crew said it was a smooth maiden voyage for the Stratolaunch, which is designed to carry rockets to blast commercial satellites into space.
Credit: NYTimes.com - Published 6 days ago

The world's largest aircraft took off over the Mojave Desert in California on Saturday, the first flight for the carbon-composite plane built by Stratolaunch..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

The world’s largest airplane, built by rocket launch company Stratolaunch, took flight for the first time ever on Saturday morning.
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 6 days ago

The plane, developed by Stratolaunch, is designed as an airborne launch pad for satellites.
6 days ago • BBC News
The plane is the largest in the world based on wingspan, measuring 385 feet, which is longer than a NFL football field.
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 6 days ago

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