Stratolaunch high-speed taxi test

Airborne launching of rockets into space has taken a giant leap forward with Stratolaunch having its first high-speed taxi test. Stratolaunch, the aerospace venture created by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, says its twin-fuselage, six-engine aircraft raced as fast as 118 knots (219 kilometres per hour) down the runway at California’s Mojave Air and Space Port … Continue reading Stratolaunch high-speed taxi test