Stratolaunch Unveils First Details Of PGA Rocket Engine Plan

Credit: Stratolaunch Systems Corp. Concept
In mid-October the pine and oak trees surrounding NASA John C. Stennis Space Center’s Test Stand E1 will reverberate to a new sound as space launch company Stratolaunch fires up the first full-scale pre-burner of its future PGA rocket engine. Developed up until now in relative secrecy, the 200,000...
Guy Norris

Guy is a Senior Editor for Aviation Week, covering technology and propulsion. He is based in Colorado Springs.

Irene Klotz

Irene Klotz is Senior Space Editor for Aviation Week, based in Cape Canaveral. Before joining Aviation Week in 2017, Irene spent 25 years as a wire service reporter covering human and robotic spaceflight, commercial space, astronomy, science and technology for Reuters and United Press International.

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