A “spaceplane” that flies 25 times faster than the speed of sound has passed a testing milestone.
The hypersonic plane is so fast, it could jet from London to New York in less than 60 minutes and transport you from the UK to Australia in four hours.
Oxford-based Reaction Engines has been working with the European Space Agency and the UK Space Agency, along with BAE Systems, to make the powerful aircraft. The company ultimately aims to create a reusable vehicle that has the fuel efficiency of a jet engine with the power of a rocket.
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