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Scramjet Success Hailed
May 14, 2012
U.S. and Australian researchers say a rocket-boosted, hydrocarbon-fueled scramjet successfully operated for around 12 sec. while accelerating to Mach 8 from Mach 6.5 during a May 1 test from the Pacific Missile Range Facility in Hawaii. The flight was the fourth of 10 planned under the Hypersonic...
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