Stratolaunch’s huge Roc carrier plane flies higher than ever on 7th test flight

Stratolaunch’s enormous Roc carrier aircraft aced its seventh test flight yesterday (June 16), flying higher than it ever has before.

Roc, which will eventually carry into the sky hypersonic vehicles developed by Stratolaunch, reached a maximum altitude of 27,000 feet (8,200 meters) yesterday during a flight over the Mojave Desert in California that lasted three hours and one minute .



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