Going Hypersonic: Air Force's X-51A Waverider in Pictures

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Air Force's X-51 Scramjet Sets Record

Credit: U.S. Air Force
This Air Force illustration depicts the X-51A Waverider scramjet vehicle during hypersonic flight during its May 26, 2010 test. Powered by a Pratt & Whitney…Read More »

Rocketdyne SJY61 scramjet engine, it is designed to ride on its own shockwave and accelerate to about Mach 6. Full Story.   Less «
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