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Aug 18

SciFi-2-SciFact: 13,000mph Lawn Dart

Falcon Hypersonic Technology Vehicle (HTV-2)

A product of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the Falcon Hypersonic Technology Vehicle 2, or HTV-2, an unmanned aircraft that could hit speeds of up to 13,000 miles per hour, fast enough to travel from  New York to LA in 12 minutes. Why all the fuss over the hypersonic aircraft? For starters, it’s …

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