Stratolaunch ends 6th flight test of massive Roc carrier aircraft early

Stratolaunch ends 6th flight test of massive Roc carrier aircraft early

Stratolaunch ends 6th flight test of massive Roc carrier aircraft early

Roc, the massive two-hull aircraft carrier from hypersonic vehicle manufacturer Stratolaunch, took off from the Mojave Desert in California on Thursday (June 9) for its sixth test flight, but ended the outage earlier than expected.

“During the testing program, the team encountered results that showed they would not meet the full set of test objectives,” the company said in a statement. press release (opens in new tab) Thursday evening.