Today’s Bits from the web

x51

Last week there was a successful test firing of the X51a WaveRider scramjet. This test was done during a simulation of a Mach 5 velocity.
Boeing is the maker of the X51a. Update of the X-51a from May 27th 2010 here

Europe’s biggest Aerospace company, EADS, unveiled it’s new Astrium Space Plane at the Paris Air Show. Their video teaser can be found here.

Burt Rutan’s take on the EADS Space Plane

…and to inspire the imagination….Mars once had two very large oceans.

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