HTV-2 Being Modified To Cope With Hypersonic Unknowns

Credit: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Engineers prefer to build designs on knowledge rather than guesswork, but when it comes to high-speed, high-altitude flight there is not a lot of data to work with. Mistaken assumptions about airflow over the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's (Darpa) Lockheed Martin HTV-2 hypersonic...

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