News tagged with hypersonic flight

Bringing hypersonic flight closer to reality

Two University of Sydney aeronauticalengineering PhD researchers have been invited by the European Space Agency (ESA) to help realise the dream of travelling across the globe at 7 times the speed of sound.

dateMay 01, 2015 in Engineering
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Heat-resistant ceramic coatings studied

AFOSR-supported research at the University of Arizona is investigating high temperature resistant ceramic coatings that will provide thermal protection for Air Force hypersonic flight vehicles.

dateDec 22, 2010 in Engineering
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Image: X-51A Makes Longest Scramjet Flight

( -- The X-51A successfully made the longest supersonic combustion ramjet-powered hypersonic flight to date off the southern California coast on May 26. It was powered by a SJX61-2 that was first validated in ...

dateJun 03, 2010 in Space Exploration
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