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Stratolaunch Welcomes Aerospace and Defense Industry Veteran Thomas Bussing as Co-Chair of the Board of Directors

Stratolaunch is pleased to announce that Thomas Bussing, Ph.D., has been named Co-Chair of the Board of Directors. “Tom has led the development of world-class capabilities and systems solutions for significant aerospace programs. We’ll benefit immensely from his experience as we reshape hypersonic testing by making it more reliable and accessible for commercial and government customers.” said Dr. Zachary Krevor, president and CEO.

06-01-23 | Stratolaunch

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Stratolaunch Expands Fleet with Virgin Orbit’s Modified Boeing 747

Stratolaunch announces expansion of launch fleet with the acquisition of Virgin Orbit's modified Boeing 747. “With Roc remaining as our mainstay aircraft, an additional 747 brings expanded capabilities and flexibility to our platform. We will be able to increase both our flight test capacity and reach to become an even stronger partner to global customers.”- Dr. Zachary Krevor, President and CEO.

05-25-23 | Stratolaunch

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Stratolaunch Successfully Completes Separation Test of Talon-A Vehicle

Stratolaunch LLC announces it has successfully completed a separation release test of the Talon-A separation test vehicle, TA-0. The flight was the eleventh for the company’s launch platform Roc and the second time the team has conducted flight operations in Vandenberg Space Force Base’s Western Range off California’s central coast. With this landmark test complete, the team will progress toward its first hypersonic flight of the TA-1 expendable testbed in late summer of 2023.

05-13-23 | Stratolaunch

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Stratolaunch Completes Third Captive Carry Flight with Talon-A Vehicle

Stratolaunch LLC announces it has successfully completed a third captive carry flight of the Talon-A separation test vehicle, TA-0. The flight was the tenth for the company's launch platform Roc and marks the beginning of routine flight operations in Vandenberg Space Force Base's Western Range off California's central coast.

04-01-23 | Stratolaunch

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How To Land The World’s Biggest Aircraft According To Its Test Pilot

Steve Rainey is the test pilot for the largest airplane in the history of the world in terms of wingspan, and he has made it clear that operating it comes with its fair share of intricacies.

03-31-23 | The War Zone

Stratolaunch Supports Reestablishment of U.S. House of Representatives Hypersonics Caucus

Stratolaunch welcomes the announcement that the U.S. House of Representatives has relaunched its Hypersonics Caucus for the 118th Congress.


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Manifest Space #28: The World’s Biggest Airplane with Stratolaunch CEO Zachary Krevor and Ursa Major CEO Joe Laurienti

The company behind one of the world’s largest airplanes is entering the hypersonic space. Morgan speaks with Stratolaunch CEO Zachary Krevor and Joe Laurient, CEO of company’s engine-supplier Ursa Major about their partnership, hypersonic testing and more at the Reagan Defense Forum.

01-31-23 | CNBC

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Stratolaunch Creates Advanced Program Office at Discovery Park District and Collaborates with Purdue University on Hypersonic Design and Test

Stratolaunch LLC and Purdue University are pleased to announce they have established a partnership dedicated to accelerating the time required to design, build, test, and fly hypersonic vehicles.

01-24-23 | Stratolaunch; Purdue

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