Reaction Engines Launches Hypersonic Flying Testbed Study

Reaction Engines is developing Sabre to power supersonic and hypersonic vehicles.
Credit: Reaction Engines
High-speed propulsion developer Reaction Engines has been awarded a European Space Agency study contract for a hypersonic flying testbed design that potentially could evaluate the in-flight performance of its Sabre (Synergistic Air-Breathing Rocket Engine) system. The study, initiated by the UK...
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