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Stratolaunch has new mystery owner after Paul Allen's death

Oct 16, 2019 - South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Paul Allen looks at a model for Stratolaunch. After his death in 2018, the company has a new mystery owner.Kevin P. Casey/Bloomberg News 2011

LOS ANGELES - Stratolaunch was advertised as a way to make launching satellites as routine as operations at an airport.

Now, just six months after the massive rocket-launching plane finally took its first flight over California's Mojave Desert - and a year after billionaire founder Paul Allen's death - the company has a new owner.