Investors Buy Into Commercial Hypersonic Plans

Eiger prototype for a hypersonic freighter
The Eiger prototype for a hypersonic freighter will move to Spain for testing over the Atlantic Ocean, Switzerland-based startup Destinus says.
Credit: Hypersonix
Since the first flight faster than Mach 5 of a U.S. Army rocket in 1949, hypersonic flight has been the exclusive domain of military weapons programs and science projects by civilian government agencies. But the government monopoly on hypersonic speed could be broken later this year. At least 13...

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