The Stratolaunch new air launch to orbit Carrier aircraft system – Stratolaunch Systems
World's Largest Aircraft to Launch Fleet of Rockets
Stratolaunch has announced that their carrier plane, the largest ever built with a wingspan of 385 ft. (117 m), will have many vehicles to carry to launch altitude - including a space plane. -- Full Story: https://www.space.com/41548-stratolaunch-rocket-family-space-plane-revealed.html Credit: Space.com / footage & animation courtesy: Stratolaunch / produced and edited by Steve Spaleta http://www.twitter.com/stevespaleta
Paul Allen's new project: 'Stratolaunch' mega plane
Jessi Hempel, Wired senior writer, joins the 'Squawk Box' team to discuss Paul Allen's newest 385-foot airplane.
Stratolaunch Taxi Test
The aircraft development team performed regression testing at the Mojave Air & Space Port on February 24-25, 2018. Ground speeds ranged from 10-40 knots during the test series.
Stratolaunch Hangar Construction Timelapse
In 2012, construction began on Stratolaunch's hangar at the Mojave Air & Space Port. By spring of 2013, our massive 103,257 sq. ft site was complete.
Stratolaunch Engine Test
Stratolaunch's First Taxi Test
Vice Presidential Visit to Stratolaunch
Vice President Mike Pence and senior officials toured Stratolaunch and met with the team to discuss better access to space.
Largest plane in the world: Twin-fuselage Stratolaunch aircraft to begin fuel testing - TomoNews
MOJAVE DESERT, CALIFORNIA — The world’s largest aircraft emerged from a hangar in the Mojave Desert, California at the end of May to begin fuel testing. At 117 metres wide, the Stratolaunch plane is wider than a football field. The aircraft is designed to make air-rocket launches in low-Earth orbit conditions a routine commute. It’s designed to carry spacebound rockets, with a payload of up to 275 tons, reports the Seattle Times. The Stratolaunch commences take off on a runway with a rocket attached to its belly. It was designed by Seattle-based firm Vulcan Aerospace. According to the Seattle Times, the plane weighs around 250 tons with no payload. With fuel and a fully loaded rocket, the plane can fly with a maximum takeoff weight of 650 tons — around the same weight as an commercial Airbus A380 carrying 550 passengers. The stratolaunch is manned by a three-person crew in the right fuselage, including a pilot, co-pilot and a flight engineer. The left fuselage cockpit is designed to remain empty and is unpressurized. The rocket is released after the plane reaches 35,000 feet. The rocket then fires its own engine and travels toward its orbit. The Stratolaunch airplane is expected to make its first launch in 2019. ------------------------------------------------------------- Go to https://www.patreon.com/tomonews and become a Patron now TomoNews is now on Patreon and we've got some cool perks for our hardcore fans. TomoNews is your best source for real news. We cover the funniest, craziest and most talked-about stories on the internet. Our tone is irreverent and unapologetic. If you’re laughing, we’re laughing. If you’re outraged, we’re outraged. We tell it like it is. And because we can animate stories, TomoNews brings you news like you’ve never seen before. Visit our official website for all the latest, uncensored videos: http://us.tomonews.com Check out our Android app: http://bit.ly/1rddhCj Check out our iOS app: http://bit.ly/1gO3z1f Get top stories delivered to your inbox everyday: http://bit.ly/tomo-newsletter See a story that should be animated? Tell us about it! Suggest a story here: http://bit.ly/suggest-tomonews Stay connected with us here: Facebook http://www.facebook.com/TomoNewsUS Twitter @tomonewsus http://www.twitter.com/TomoNewsUS Google+ http://plus.google.com/+TomoNewsUS/ Instagram @tomonewsus http://instagram.com/tomonewsus -~-~~-~~~-~~-~- Please watch: "Crying dog breaks the internet’s heart — but this sad dog story has a happy ending" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4prKTN9bYQc -~-~~-~~~-~~-~-
Stratolaunch Aircraft Makes First Rollout To Begin Fueling Tests
On May 31, 2017, Stratolaunch aircraft reached a major milestone in its journey toward providing convenient, reliable, and routine access to low Earth orbit. The crew moved the Stratolaunch aircraft out of the hangar – for the first time ever – to conduct aircraft fueling tests. This marked the completion of the initial aircraft construction phase and the beginning of the aircraft ground and flight testing phase. For more information, visit http://stratolaunch.com/
World’s biggest aeroplane revealed: Meet the "Stratolaunch"
The world's largest plane has been unveiled by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen after it left its hangar in the California desert for the first time. Read the full article here: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/2017/06/01/microsoft-co-founder-unveils-worlds-biggest-aeroplane/ Get the latest headlines: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/ Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=telegraphtv Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/telegraph.co.uk Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/telegraph Follow us on Google+ https://plus.google.com/102891355072777008500/ Telegraph.co.uk and YouTube.com/TelegraphTV are websites of The Daily Telegraph, the UK's best-selling quality daily newspaper providing news and analysis on UK and world events, business, sport, lifestyle and culture.
World’s largest aircraft Stratolaunch to launch rockets into space - TomoNews
SEATTLE — Washington-based company Vulcan Aerospace announced that its Stratolaunch Systems, an air-launch platform for rockets, is close to completion. According to Vulcan Aerospace’s website, the Stratolaunch has a wingspan of 385 ft and measures 238 ft in length. This six-engine aircraft is currently the world’s largest aircraft. The aircraft is designed to carry rockets weighing up to 275 tons. It would take off with the rocket attached to its belly from a runway and release the rocket when it reaches 35,000 feet in the air. The rocket then fires its own engine and travel towards its orbit. According to Financial Review, the company hopes to make air-rocket launch in the low-Earth orbit a routine commute through the use of the Stratolaunch System. The Stratolaunch Systems is expected to be completed by the end of this year and is estimated to start commercial services before 2020. ------------------------------------------------------------- Welcome to TomoNews, where we animate the most entertaining news on the internets. Come here for an animated look at viral headlines, US news, celebrity gossip, salacious scandals, dumb criminals and much more! Subscribe now for daily news animations that will knock your socks off. Visit our official website for all the latest, uncensored videos: http://us.tomonews.com Check out our Android app: http://bit.ly/1rddhCj Check out our iOS app: http://bit.ly/1gO3z1f Get top stories delivered to your inbox everyday: http://bit.ly/tomo-newsletter See a story that should be animated? Tell us about it! Suggest a story here: http://bit.ly/suggest-tomonews Stay connected with us here: Facebook http://www.facebook.com/TomoNewsUS Twitter @tomonewsus http://www.twitter.com/TomoNewsUS Google+ http://plus.google.com/+TomoNewsUS/ Instagram @tomonewsus http://instagram.com/tomonewsus
Is this going to be a new space reality? Lots of money behind this project. Hey parkjet guys, new stuff at: http://www.RCPowers.com
Airborne 06.23.16: Solar Impulse In Spain, Terrafugia Approval, Stratolaunch Update
Also: Twin Otter Rescue, #OSH16Coolest Program, AMA, Charlotte-Douglas, Canadian Astros, Hidden Airline Fees, SpaceX Cargo Launch The flight of the Solar Impulse-2 around the world has had its challenges, and the crossing of the Atlantic Ocean was planned with the utmost care because of this final long-distance overwater leg of the journey. As it turned out, things went so well that the aircraft arrived in Seville, Spain ahead of the original planned schedule. At one point during the flight, pilot Bertrand Piccard blogged that he felt quite tired at the 44 hour point, and that he had to cope with some turbulence over the Azores Islands. Later in the flight he spent some time chatting with Sir Richard Branson. We may be getting closer to a Terrafugia flying car as the FAA has approved a Petition for Exemption filed in 2014 allowing a vehicle in the Transition street-legal airplane configuration to be certified as a Light Sport Aircraft with a maximum takeoff weight of 1,800 pounds. Terrafugia says the 1,800 pound weight is necessary to accommodate structures and systems directly related to the unique safety features of the vehicle. The Stratolaunch airplane designed to carry rockets that will deliver satellites to orbit is near completion, according Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, who is bankrolling the effort. The twin-fuselage airplane uses engines, avionics, landing gear, and some other components from a pair of Boeing 747s as the airframe foundation, but it was built by Northrop Grumman's Scaled Composites located in Mojave, California. All this -- and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!! Airborne 06.23.16 is chock full of info in this Daily News Episode, Thursday, June 23rd, 2016... Presented by Aero-TV veteran videographer and Airborne Hosts Brianne Cross and Christopher Odom, and supported by ANN CEO/Editor-In-Chief Jim Campbell, Chief Videographer Nathan Cremisino, and Aero-Journalists Tom Patton, and Earl Downs, this episode covers: Solar Impulse 2 Lands In Spain FAA Approves Terrafugia Petition For Exemption Stratolaunch Near Completion Medical Plane Makes Winter Landing At The South Pole AMA Congratulates FAA On Release Of Final sUAS rule ‘#OSH16Coolest’ Program for AirVenture FAA Issues Ruling On Control Of Charlotte-Douglas International Airport Canada Is Recruiting Astronauts For Future Space Missions U.K. CAA Investigating Hidden Airline Fees NASA: Next SpaceX Cargo Launch No Earlier Than July 18 Get Comprehensive, Real-Time, 24/7 coverage of the latest aviation and aerospace stories anytime, at aero-news.net. And be sure to join us again next week for the next edition of "Airborne Unlimited" here on Aero-TV. Thanks for watching. See you, again, tomorrow! © 2016, Aero-News Network, Inc., ALL Rights Reserved. FMI: www.airbornetv.net, www.aero-news.net, www.aero-tv.net, www.youtube.com/aerotvnetwork, https://vimeo.com/aerotvnetwork, http://twitter.com/AeroNews
Aircraft Size Comparison 3D
Features: Bumble Bee II (Smallest Piloted Plane) : Length:2.7m/8.9ft, Wingspan:1.7m/5.6ft Wright Flyer : L:6.4m/21ft, W:12.3m/40ft Bell X-1 : L:9.4m/31ft, W:8.5m/28ft B-25 Bomber : L:16m/52ft, W:21m/69ft S-64 Skycrane : L:21m/69ft, Rotor Diameter:22m/72ft CH-47 Chinook : L:30m/98ft, R:18m/59ft (NOTE: Chinook is around 30% smaller in reality) Boeing 737 : L:31m/102ft, W:28m/92ft SR-71 Blackbird : L:33m/108ft, W:17m/56ft Airbus A320 : L:38m/125ft, W:34m/112ft Mi-26 (Largest Helicopter) : L:40m/131ft, R:32m/115ft Boeing 727 : L:44m/144ft, W:33m/108ft Boeing 707 : L:44m/144ft, W:40m/131ft Airbus A310 : L:47m/154ft, W:44m/144ft Airbus A300 : L:54m/177ft, W:45m/148ft Boeing 767 : L:55m/180ft, W:48m/157ft Space Shuttle Columbia : L:56m/184ft, W:24m/79ft Airbus A330 : L:59m/194ft, W:60ft/197ft Airbus A340 : L:64m/210ft, W:60m/197ft Boeing 777 : L:64m/210ft, W:61m/200ft Hughes H-4 Hercules (Largest Wingspan) : L:67m/220ft, W:98m/322ft Airbus A380 (Largest Commercial Plane) : L:73m/240ft, W:80m/262ft Boeing 747-8 (Longest Commercial Plane) : L:76m/249ft, W:68m/223ft Antonov An-225 Mriya (Largest Airplane) : L:84m/276ft, W:88m/289ft LZ 129 Hindenburg (Largest Aircraft Ever Flown): L:245m/803ft Music Used The Lift - Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License Programme: Sketchup 2016 All models are publicly listed and can be found in the 3d warehouse.
Stratolauncher Concept - pushed to the limit in KSP
Finished building my biggest flyable planes thus far. I wanted to try how far the concept of a stratolaunch system can really go and this was the result. Capable of carrying 20t Payloads into a 400*400km orbit with just 5000m/s DeltaV (on 5x sized Kerbin) Enjoy
“Stratolaunch” Soon To Be World's Largest Plane!! | Strange Tv
In 2016, a large aircraft is expected to take flight, and it will officially be the largest plane in the world. That massive aircraft is known as the Stratolaunch. Have a look!! Subscribe For More Weird Videos : https://goo.gl/Sa0uFy
Stratolaunch Systems, A Paul G. Allen Project
Stratolaunch Systems, A Paul G. Allen Project
Construction has begun on Stratolaunch (Space News)
Stratolaunch, the world's largest plane, has started construction and hopes to begin test flights of its rocket launch system in 2016 before actual missions begin in 2018. Get Equipped with Outest Space Apparel: http://outestspacetv.spreadshirt.com & http://www.redbubble.com/people/archymedius/collections/385925-outest-space SUBSCRIBE: http://www.youtube.com/user/outestspacetv?sub_confirmation=1 Please subscribe and leave comments! We value your opinion and your approval and we want to do whatever we can to make OutestSpaceTV more entertaining for you and us. Also, we want to be better than the worst YouTube channel out there, so help us make that a reality. Find us on the Internet at various places like: Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/outestspacetv Twitter - https://twitter.com/outestspacetv Tumblr - http://outestspacetv.tumblr.com
Stratolaunch in KSP (117m Plane)
World's Largest Aircraft Under Construction...Stratolaunch Systems ROC
The world's largest aircraft is under construct, built by Stratolaunch Systems and Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen. It will be used to launch rockets from 30,000 feet in the air, saving millions on fuel. It will also launch the Dream Chaser, the nest reusable spacecraft for flying to the International Space Station. RELATED NEWS: Stratolaunch Images: Paul Allen's Giant Rocket-Launching Plane SPACE.COM http://www.space.com/13918-images-paul-allen-stratolaunch-systems-private-space.html Say Hello to Stratolaunch, the World's Largest Plane POPULAR MECHANICS http://www.popularmechanics.com/flight/a7419/say-hello-to-stratolaunch-the-worlds-largest-plane-6705761/ Biggest aircraft in history begins construction: Microsoft co-founder provides glimpse of his proposed megaplane that will launch rockets into orbit DAILY MAIL http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2971112/First-pictures-biggest-aircraft-history-Microsoft-founder-provides-glimpse-proposed-megaplane.html#ixzz3SuTYhlFF Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook
20120206 Stratolaunch • Congressman McCarthy • Charter School • WIC • Eric Parker 93560
Congressman Kevin McCarthy visits Statolaunch Systems at the Mojave Air & Space Port. Stratolaunch Systems aims to build the longest winged aircraft with a 385 foot span. To do that they need to build a hangar to accommodate the wings. SKUSD Attorney Sukhi K. Sandhu advises the distict to deny the proposed charter school. Eric Parker visits Rotary and shares with the Rotarians his desire to unseat Congressman Kevin McCarthy from his lofty position as a representative of his district's constituents.
David A. King, former Director of NASA Marshall Space Flight Center
David A. King is a former Director of the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, a Stratolaunch board member, and Executive Vice President of Dynetics Inc. In this video, he talks about the vision for Stratolaunch and the project's potential to affect the space business in a game-changing, fundamental way. For more information: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_A._King http://www.dynetics.com/ http://www.stratolaunch.com
Mike Griffin, former NASA Administrator, talks Stratolaunch
Mike Griffin is a former NASA Administrator (2005-2009), physicist, and aerospace engineer. He is also a board member of Stratolaunch Systems. In this interview, Mr. Griffin talks about the difficulties of commercial space transportation and the ways in which Stratolaunch's model addresses them. He also talks about the excitement of being involved in the project. For more information: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_D._Griffin http://www.stratolaunch.com
Former NASA astronaut Jim Halsell on Stratolaunch
Jim Halsell is a retired NASA astronaut and US Air Force officer who now serves as Technical Director for Dynetics Inc. Dynetics will make the rocket/plane itegration system for Stratolaunch. In this video Mr. Halsell, an eminent figure in space exploration and aviation himself, talks about working with Paul Allen and Burt Rutan on Stratolaunch Systems. For more information: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_D._Halsell http://www.dynetics.com/ http://www.stratolaunch.com
Burt Rutan talks about Stratolaunch
Burt Rutan is an aerospace engineer renowned for designing Voyager (the first plane to fly around the world without refueling) and the Paul Allen-funded SpaceShipOne (the first manned civilian craft in space). He is also the founder of Scaled Composites and a board member of Stratolaunch. In this video, Mr. Rutan talks about Paul Allen's vision for Stratolaunch and the design choices for the system. For more info: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burt_Rutan http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SpaceShipOne http://www.scaled.com/ http://www.stratolaunch.com
Stratolaunch Systems Space Aircraft Brings Paying Passengers Into Orbit With 6 Boeing 747 Engines
http://AviationExplorer.com - A giant airplane that can launch a rocket carrying cargo and humans into orbit is the future of space travel, billionaire and Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen said. The first test flight of the ambitious venture by Allen's new company Stratolaunch Systems is not scheduled until 2015, but partners in the project vowed it would revolutionize orbital travel in the post-space shuttle era. Using engines from six Boeing 747 jets, the biggest airliner ever built would tote a rocket made by SpaceX and be able to launch payloads, satellites, and some day, humans, into low-Earth orbit. While he declined to say how much he was investing, Allen said it would be more than he spent on SpaceShipOne, which in 2004 was the first commercial craft to complete a suborbital flight and reportedly cost about $25 million to develop. Designs for the massive jet with a wingspan greater than a football field, a collaboration with aerospace pioneer Burt Rutan who designed SpaceShipOne, are at an advanced stage and a hangar is under construction in the Mojave desert. Talks are under way about potential take-off points, since the plane would need a 12,000 foot runway, available at larger airports and air force bases. The aircraft would use six 747 engines, have a gross weight of more than 1.2 million pounds and a wingspan of more than 380 feet. Advantages include the flexibility to launch from a larger number of locations, and potential cargo markets include the communications satellite industry, and NASA and Department of Defense unmanned scientific satellites. The announcement adds a new company to the race to replace the US space shuttle by offering an alternative made by private industry for carrying humans to low-Earth orbit. The end of the space shuttle after 30 years has left Russia as the sole nation capable of carrying astronauts to the International Space Station aboard its Soyuz spacecraft, at a cost per seat that will rise to $63 million in the coming years. Three subcontractors on the project include Scaled Composites which is building the aircraft, SpaceX which is contributing a multi-stage booster rocket based on its Falcon 9, and Dynetics which is mating the aircraft to the booster. The plane would take off and while in flight, deploy the rocket and send cargo into low-Earth orbit. The first test flight could take place in 2015, and the first launch could happen by 2016.
STRATOLAUNCH.....Where did they come from?!?!
Today I talk about the newest proposal by Paul Allen and Stratolaunch which combines airlaunch with a spacex rocket. to find out more visit: http://www.stratolaunch.com Video courtesy of the Image Science & Analysis Laboratory, NASA Johnson Space Center which can be found at: http://http://eol.jsc.nasa.gov
Stratolaunch Systems Press Conference 13.12.11
An artist's rendering of the Stratolaunch project