Cooling Challenges Overcome In China Scramjet Test

BEIJING and LOS ANGELES—China’s success in flying a scramjet-powered hypersonic aircraft—trailing the U.S. by no more than about two years—reveals that its engineers have overcome the severe cooling problems mentioned five years ago. The successful test, announced last month, followed the January...

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