In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- He suddenly felt like he was rocketing skyward at hypersonic speed.
- The two main contenders are hypersonic ramjets or scramjets and nanotube-based space elevators.
- There have also been joint efforts to build a hypersonic aircraft for commercial purposes.
- A single shooter employing this hypersonic weapon can cover 49 times the area reachable with a conventional cruise weapon.
- The multi-year project, called X - 43C, will expand the hypersonic flight envelope for air-breathing engines.
- At such hypersonic speeds, planes could fly around the world in a matter of hours.
- The X - 43A is the first aircraft to reach hypersonic speeds using an air-breathing engine.
- In the case of X - 43, the thrust will propel the vehicle at hypersonic speeds up to Mach 10.
- He remembered the planning for hypersonic flight, faster than five times the speed of sound, leading up to the X - 15 program.
- They were made with a material that could stand hypersonic speeds.
- The M45 propulsion system has three-stage solid fuel rocket motors producing hypersonic speed.
- To recap, the X - 43A is a prototype hypersonic aircraft, powered by a ‘scramjet’.
- NASA today convened a board to determine the cause of Saturday's loss of the first X - 43A unpiloted hypersonic research aircraft.
- Last year's successful Mach 10 hypersonic flight of the X - 43A proved the concept.
- Going at hypersonic speed, everything that David passed was a giant blur.
- When a particle slams into it at hypersonic speeds, the particle bores its way in and gradually comes to a stop, intact.
- The US space's experimental hypersonic research aircraft, the X - 43A, could one day revolutionise long-distance travel.
- Their record on clocking school buses at hypersonic speeds is not noted.
- Astronauts and cosmonauts have all reached hypersonic speeds while passing through the atmosphere on their way to or from orbit.
- The rifle fires steel spikes at near hypersonic speeds, using a magnetic system to power it.
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