Concepts Abound As Launch Marketplace Loosens

Credit: Stratolaunch Systems
In Mojave, Calif., workers are cannibalizing a pair of surplus United Airlines Boeing 747-400 airliners for parts to build a flying launch pad. In January their employer, Stratolaunch Systems, broke ground on an 88,000-sq.-ft. wing-fabrication facility that will be finished late this year. By mid...

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