World’s Biggest Plane – level 1

24-04-2019 15:00

Stratolaunch is a company. It makes the biggest plane in the world. It is 227 metric tons heavy. It is 61 metres long. It has six engines.

It is so big so it can carry a rocket. The rocket has a satellite inside. The plane flies the rocket 7,620 metres in the air. From there, the rocket flies to space.

Stratolaunch says that launching satellites like this is cheaper than with normal rockets.

Difficult words: engine (the part of a plane which makes the plane move), space (the area outside our planet), launching (sending them to space).

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