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Mach 10 Flight Successful

by C1ay / November 16, 2004 7:53 AM PST

WASHINGTON, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- NASA's X-43A research vehicle screamed into the record books today, demonstrating an air-breathing engine can fly at nearly 10 times the speed of sound. Preliminary data from the scramjet-powered research vehicle show its revolutionary engine worked successfully at approximately Mach 10, nearly 7000 mph, as it flew at an altitude of approximately 110,000 feet.


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(NT) (NT) cool
by Mark5019 / November 16, 2004 8:36 AM PST
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(NT) (NT) Bet the skin of that plane was hot.
by Dragon / November 16, 2004 10:57 AM PST
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Re: but can it do it again in
by jonah jones / November 16, 2004 12:14 PM PST




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(NT) (NT) But the luggage ended up in Cleavland!
by Dan McC / November 17, 2004 12:05 AM PST
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