stratolaunch http://kplu.org en Paul Allen's dramatic spaceship joins Bezos in space-race http://kplu.org/post/paul-allens-dramatic-spaceship-joins-bezos-space-race <p>Paul Allen is bankrolling a dramatic new space-craft, which aims to launch satellites later this decade, and maybe people, too. The project uses an airplane made from two rebuilt Boeing 747&rsquo;s.&nbsp;</p><p>It <a href="http://stratolaunch.com/">looks a little like a flying catamaran</a>. It will be the largest airplane ever built, with six jet engines. And hanging from the wing in the middle will be a rocket.</p><p> Wed, 14 Dec 2011 01:14:27 +0000 Keith Seinfeld 3447 at http://kplu.org Paul Allen's dramatic spaceship joins Bezos in space-race