May 2, 2021: The world’s largest spacecraft, the Stratolaunch, has successfully completed its second test flight. It will soon be seen flying frequently in the skies.
BaaghiTV: According to reports, the aircraft was designed to launch a satellite into space, which was first introduced in June 2017, after which the test of this aircraft has continued. It made its first test flight in 2019
The aircraft was developed by a company called Stratolaunch Systems, which was previously owned by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, who passed away in October 2018. Allen’s goal in creating the company was to build an aircraft that could provide easy, reliable access to the Earth’s lower orbit.
However, after his death, the ownership of the company changed and the aircraft will now serve as a mobile launch platform for hypersonic vehicles. The aircraft will help launch rockets into the air, and the company hopes it will make the process cheaper and allow commercial space flights.
Its 385-foot wingspan is wider than a football field, making it the largest aircraft in the world. It is so large that it needs two cabins and cockpits to fly. The plane took off from Mogio Air and Space Port in Southern California on April 29 and remained in the air for 3 hours and 14 minutes. During the flight, the plane reached an altitude of 14,000 feet and flew at a speed of 199 miles per hour. Which the company has called a success.
According to the company, we are satisfied with the performance of the Straunch Launch aircraft and feel that we are close to introducing the world’s first hypersonic aircraft. The aircraft is 238 feet long from the tip to the tail, while it is 50 feet long and has six engines installed. It weighs 500,000 pounds and has 28 wheels for both cabins.
The second successful flight of the Stratolaunch will soon be seen flying frequently in the skies.
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