Microsoft Co-founder Paul Allen shared pictures of his new rocket carrier aircraft under his Stratolaunch System. The aircraft nicknamed the ‘Roc’ is a six engine motors ship with the longest ever wingspan. Weighing around 50,000 lbs, the plane has two split cockpits with a space to carry rockets and launch it into space.
The plane has a wingspan of 385 feet which is longer than an NFL ground (350 feet). The plane is designed to take off with the maximum weight of 1,300,000 lbs.
The plane is currently undergoing several tests before launch. The plane will initially a single Orbital ATK Pegasus XL but will have a capacity to launch three Pegasus in one go later on.