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 creation. The company behind what is believed to.. One News Page Staff - Published
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 for as many as three satellite-laden.. CBS News - Published
A look at the figures behind the 'world's biggest plane'. Built by Stratolaunch, it took its maiden flight over the Mojave Desert in Los Angeles on April 13. The aircraft is designed to act as a flying..
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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 Systems Corp, started by late Microsoft.. Reuters - Published