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<font color="red">NASA Plans To Fly Jet 5,000 MPH</font>
Ability To Fly At Mach 7 Could Boost Future Space Flight
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LOS ANGELES -- A second attempt to fly an experimental unmanned jet at high speed was scheduled for Saturday, three years after the first attempt ended in an explosion.

NASA said earlier this week that it hopes to reach a speed of nearly 5,000 mph, or Mach 7, during its second X-43A flight. The 12-foot-long plane would fire its engine for 10 seconds, then coast for a few minutes before crashing into the ocean off California.

If the high-risk flight is successful, it will mark the first time an exotic jet engine, called a supersonic-combustion ramjet or scramjet, has propelled a plane at so-called hypersonic speeds...</font> more here

Now that's movin'
 

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Sure would make one zippy jetboat!
 

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They are saying Mach 10 by the end of the year!! :bowdown: :shocked: :angel: :help:
 
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