Monthly Archives: August 2010

X-51 WaveRider Scramjet Undergoes Successful Flight Test at Mach 5

The X-51a WaveRider experimental scramjet powered test-vehicle underwent another flight test yesterday, August 11th, 2010. The air-breathing, Jp-7 fueled hypersonic engine was able to achieve Mach 5 for the first time in history. Here is a press release of that event. The … Continue reading

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2011 Hypersonics Conference Call For Papers

The 17th AIAA International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conference is still open for abstract submission, which is expected to close on Sep. 1st, 2010. The annual ISPHSTC, or Hypersonics Conference for short, is the 3rd most important … Continue reading

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46th AIAA/ASME Joint Propulsion Conference 2010 Review-1

The 46th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit (JPC) took place last week from 25th to 28th of July in Nashville, TN. This being the largest annual  propulsion related conference in the world, everybody worth their salt in the propulsion … Continue reading

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