Can Stratolaunch Carry On Paul Allen's Space Dreams?

Credit: Stratolaunch
At first blush, the $28 million investment Paul Allen made to win the $10 million Ansari X Prize, awarded in 2004 for the first privately funded human spaceflights, did not make financial sense. For starters, Allen split the prize with business partner Burt Rutan and the Mojave, California-based...

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