Stratolaunch vehicle. (Credit: Stratolaunch)

Stratolaunch Eyes Operations From Kennedy Space Center

Posted by Doug Messier on December 26, 2012, at 8:44 am

Paul Allen’s Stratolaunch Systems is eying the Kennedy Space Center as its base of operations, beginning with a demonstration flight of the air-launch system from the former Shuttle Landing Facility in 2017, CEO Gary Wentz tells Florida Today:

Stratolaunch, which was publicly introduced in December 2011, hopes to provide lower-cost launches by freeing itself from ground-based range infrastructure and weather restrictions and enabling quicker flight turnarounds.

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