USAF-Sponsored Hypersonic BOLT Experiment Flops

The Boundary Layer Transition (BOLT) payload.
Credit: U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research/Johns Hopkins APL
In another blow for U.S. hypersonic flight testing, John Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory confirmed that a long-delayed flow physics flight experiment supported by the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory failed to meet “all science objectives” after an anomaly with the launch vehicle...

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