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The USA tested the huge plane for start of space rockets


Passed test of the Stratolaunch plane successfully in

the Huge dvofyuzelyazhny plane for start of the space Stratolaunch rockets of the Stratolaunch Systems company on Saturday, April 13, made the first trial flight. RBC Ukraine with reference to The Verge reports about it.

As is reported, Stratolaunch successfully made the first flight. The plane took off from airfield in Mojave Desert in the State of California. Test flight of Stratolaunch took place to the south from Los Angeles.

Is noted, the Stratolaunch plane is the world's largest. The wingspan of the giant reaches 117 m, length of 53 m, and height - 15 m. It is equipped with six double-circuit turbojets of Pratt & Whitney and also 28 wheels. The central part of the plane is intended for fastening of space rockets.

Besides, the maximum weight with which the plane can rise in air makes about 590 tons. The world's largest airplane takes flight! @Stratolaunch @NASASpaceflight stratolaunch pic.twitter.com/jmLs3mpztn

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