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China’s opening a factory to build engines for hypersonic missiles and spaceplanes
Reconnaissance and strike capabilities of aircrafts with these engines could upend air combat and strategies around the world.
China’s hypersonic aircraft would fly from Beijing to New York in two hours
The double-wing plane just aced wind tunnel tests at speeds of nearly 5,600 miles per hour.
A look at China’s most exciting hypersonic aerospace programs
The latest scramjets, near-space planes, and super wind tunnels.
NASA Burritos, Dying White Blood Cells, And Other Amazing Images Of The Week
Plus, an ant’s shiny coat keeps it cool
Boeing’s Satellite Launcher Gives Rockets A ‘Butt Boop’
A cheap, adorable way of getting into space
Secretive D.O.D. Drone Dodges Defenses At Hypersonic Speed
A new weapon in America's superfast arms race with China
The Space Concorde: NASA Pushes for Extraterrestrial Hypersonic Flight
NASA is looking for a way to get into space without having to use those pesky, bulky rockets. That means … Continued
Air Force’s Hypersonic X-51 WaveRider Ready For First Test Flight
The military’s new wingless plane is set to make its first hypersonic test flight Tuesday, after it is released from … Continued
DARPA’s HTV-2 Hypersonic Glider Fails During Trial Run
The failed mission casts doubt over a second glider test planned for 2011
DARPA’s Mach 20 Hypersonic Glider and Air Force’s X-37B Space Plane Make Their Debuts
One system would enable hypersonic precision strikes around the world without warning, and the other might deliver space marines