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Supersonic Passenger Travel May Be Coming Closer To Reality
2014-06-18 03:31:45

The return of supersonic passenger travel may be coming closer to reality thanks to NASA’s efforts to define a new standard for low sonic booms.

2014-06-17 12:22:00

WASHINGTON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The return of supersonic passenger travel may be coming closer to reality thanks to NASA's efforts to define a new standard for low sonic

Aerodynamics Of A Supersonic Car - Can It Withstand 1,000 MPH?
2014-04-12 07:16:38

How will a supersonic car capable of reaching speeds 1,000mph cope with the aerodynamic characteristics of traveling that fast? The team developing one such vehicle addresses those issues in an upcoming edition of the Journal of Automobile Engineering.

Lockheed Introduces Son Of Blackbird Hypersonic Jet
2013-11-07 12:02:57

The Lockheed Martin SR-72 'Son of Blackbird' is now in the works, and according to the company, it will reach speeds up to Mach 6.

Red Bull Stratos 'Edge Of Space' Final Mission Data Is In
2013-02-05 11:22:31

Official numbers are in from the Red Bull Stratos team's jump from the edge of space last year, and the results show Felix Baumgartner reached higher speeds than previously thought.

Grains Cause Meteorite Impact Waves To Spread Unevenly
2012-12-12 13:06:31

Scientists have gained a new understanding of the way the energy of a meteorite or a missile transfers to sand and dirt grains by observing high-speed video of projectiles slamming into a bed of disks.

NASA Dryden F/A-18 Will Be Chasing 'FaINT' Sonic Booms
2012-10-26 09:22:14

NASA’s Supersonics Project will embark on its latest effort to soften sonic booms when a NASA F/A-18 aircraft takes to the air in a project called Farfield Investigation of No Boom Threshold, or FaINT, beginning in late October.

65 Years After Breaking The Speed Of Sound, Chuck Yeager Does It Again
2012-10-15 07:09:36

It was a special morning on October 14, 1947 when Chuck Yeager became the first person--although often contended by aviation enthusiasts--to fly faster than the speed of sound.


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