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Stratolaunch

Virgin Orbit moves closer to commercial satellite launch

The rocket loaded with water and antifreeze to simulate the weight of fuel, crashed as planned into the Mojave Desert as the jetliner.

11 Jul 2019 2:37 PM

Space firm founded by billionaire Paul Allen closing operations

The company, a unit of Allen’s privately held investment vehicle Vulcan Inc, had been developing a portfolio of launch vehicles.

03 Jun 2019 3:54 PM

Giant Stratolaunch jet flies for first time

The aircraft is designed to carry as many as three satellite-laden rockets at a time under the centre of its enormous wing.

14 Apr 2019 12:00 PM

Worlds's largest plane makes debut, can fly into space

The world's largest airplane made its first test flight on Saturday in California.

14 Apr 2019 10:52 AM

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen's space firm details plans for rockets, cargo vehicle

Allen’s Stratolaunch Systems Corp is trying to cash in on higher demand in the coming years for vessels that can put satellites into orbit.

21 Aug 2018 8:38 AM

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