Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft and Vulcan Aerospace, died Oct. 15 from complications of cancer, his investment firm Vulcan, Inc. announced. The 65-year-old announced Oct. 1 that the non-Hodgkin lymphoma that he battled nine years ago had returned. Allen’s death comes as one of his most cherished projects, the Stratolaunch air-launch system carrier aircraft, nears its long-delayed first flight. The aircraft is the largest winged vehicle ever built, and following a recent series ...

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