X-51 WaveRider

X-51 WaveRider. The Fastest Vehicle On Earth.

by Daniel Russ on February 1, 2013

  X-51 WaveRider   The X-51 or WaveRider is an experimental flight testbed developed by a joint consortium of DARPA, NASA, Pratt & Whutney and Boeing. This scram jet scoops up air and compresses it into an ignition chamber. It is believed to have traveled at speeds over 4000 miles an hour for extended periods […]