11 remarkable images of NASA X-43A hypersonic aircraft

11 remarkable images of NASA X-43A hypersonic aircraft

NASA’s X-43A, also known as the Hyper X program, was a $230 million high-risk, high-payoff research program that led to a hypersonic flight in March of 2004. Source: NASA How does the super fast plane work? “A ramjet operates by subsonic combustion of fuel in a stream of air compressed by the forward speed of … Read more