NASA goes hyper

November 2004
Engineer (00137758);11/19/2004, Vol. 293 Issue 7664, p7
Reports on the identification of the X-43A, a hypersonic scramjet of the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Speed of the scramjet; Use of an air-breathing engine to scoop up and compress surrounding oxygen to mix with hydrogen fuel; Plan of the agency to develop a larger hypersonic craft.


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