Stratolaunch Reaches Highest Altitude In Latest Test

A newly installed air data boom is testing airflow around the recently installed Talon launch pylon.
Credit: Stratolaunch
Stratolaunch’s Roc carrier aircraft reached 27,000 ft.—it’s highest altitude yet—on its seventh test flight on June 16, as part of ongoing envelope expansion work. The flight, which marked the first time Roc had flown at altitudes required for effective launch trajectories of the company’s Talon-A...

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