Hypersonic Missile Sets World Record on Longest Hypersonic Flight

by: Editors
May 4, 2013

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Boeing X-51A Waverider hypersonic missile carried by a US Air Force B-52H prior to the third and final test flight. Photo: USAFThe fourth and final flight of the Boeing X-51A Waverider test program has accomplished a breakthrough in the development of flight reaching Mach 5.1 over the Pacific Ocean May 1. The WaveRider unmanned hypersonic vehicle traveled more than 230…

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