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nasa's x-43

miklamar

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Report this Oct. 26 2012, 10:42 am

This may be old stuff now, but I just came across NASA's X-43 experimental aircraft that flew at speeds of almost Mach 10:


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NASA_X-43


The Waverider technology sounds promising, especially with the X-shaped body, to produce 4 shock waves!


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WaveRider


Var Miklama--Zakdorn, engineer. "A sound mind in a FULL body!" "Time, like latinum, is a limited quantity in the galaxy."

miklamar

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Report this Nov. 05 2012, 10:19 am

At Mach 10, you could fly across the Atlantic or Pacific in no time!  You could even get a round-trip ticket and be home again, that evening!


I'd like to have one in my garage!


Var Miklama--Zakdorn, engineer. "A sound mind in a FULL body!" "Time, like latinum, is a limited quantity in the galaxy."

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