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Lockheed Martin Is Developing A Hypersonic Spy Plane
No need to be stealth if you're flying at Mach 6.
NASA Engineers Propose Combining a Rail Gun and a Scramjet to Fire Spacecraft Into Orbit
In April, President Obama urged NASA to come up with, among other things, a less expensive method than conventional rocketry...
NASA’s Next-Gen Spacelaunch System Could Launch Scramjets from a Massive Railgun
With the Space Shuttle program winding down, both NASA and several commercial ventures are developing next-gen rocket technology that will...
Does Santa Have a New Sled? Is Rudy Juicing?
Reports out of NORAD that Santa is altering this year’s route around the world raise suspicions
Semper Fly: Marines in Space
A proposed suborbital space transport will put boots on the ground anywhere in the world in two hours or less. But can it overcome huge technological-and political-hurdles?
Freakish Speed, by the Numbers
NASA's X-43A scramjet hits Mach 7 and won't stop there.