At A Moments Notice
30" x 48" oil (2000)
© Northrop Grumman


Boeing's AirLaunch is delivered to its predetermined altitude for an early morning launch. The AirLaunch system, being developed by Boeing and Thiokol, will provide the nation with a responsive launch-on-demand system for placing payloads into orbit. The system is a three-stage expendable solid-propellant launch vehicle capable of placing over 7,000 pounds into low Earth orbit at a moments notice.

Artist's Note: The caption reflects the 2000 timeframe.


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