Stratolaunch Resets Test Plan Around Mojave Runway Closure

Stratolaunch flies for the first time over the Pacific as it enters Vandenberg Space Force Base’s Western Range off California’s central coast on April 1. 

Credit: Stratolaunch/Ethan Wagner
Stratolaunch is targeting a key separation test of its Talon hypersonic test vehicle before the end of May, but says the looming closure of the longest runway at Mojave Air and Space Port for upgrade work means the first powered Talon flight will be pushed into the second half of the year. The...

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