Microsoft’s co founder Unveils colossal rocket launching plane
CALIFORNIA: A 28-wheel aircraft colossal, Capable of satellite launching rockets into space-toting was unveiled on Tuesday REMAINING after six years under-construction, its creators received.
Using the huge passenger jet engines, it would tote a rocket and be Able to launch payloads, satellites and someday humans into low-Earth orbit.
The 226.796 KILOGRAMS Aircraft Having the World’s Largest wingspan plane, is backed by billionaire Microsoft co-founder Paul G Allen.
The aircraft has been put on track for its first launch demonstration as early as 2019, Stratolaunch Systems Corporation chief executive Jean Floyd said in a blog post.
“This marks a historic step in our work to achieve Paul G Allen’s vision of normalizing access to low Earth orbit,” Floyd said.
“This is a first-of-its-kind aircraft, so we’re going to be diligent throughout testing.”
In the weeks and months ahead, Stratolaunch – touted as the biggest airliner ever built – will be testing fuel systems, engines and more on the ground at its air and space port in the Mojave desert, according to Floyd.
The aircraft is 238 feet from nose to end, and it is 50 feet from the ground to the tip of its vertical tail.