Stratolaunch (Photo credit: Stratolaunch Facebook)

World's Largest Plane May Some Day Launch Space Shuttle Into Orbit

Stan Bunger
March 08, 2018 - 3:06 pm

(KCBS RADIO) - The world's largest airplane, The Stratolaunch, may some day be used to launch space shuttles into orbit.  That's according to a soon-to-be-released book "The Space Barons" where Stratolaunch founder and Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen details his ideas for the planes future.  Washington Post Reporter Christian Davenport is the author of the book and spoke Thursday with Stan Bunger and Susan Leigh Taylor.