Oct. 10, 2019 | Five times the speed of sound
Season 4 Episode 35 | 26m 46s
Will it ever be possible to fly from New York to Los Angeles in less than an hour? That’s one part of the hypersonic research going on at Southwest Research Institute. They’re testing vehicles traveling at MACH 5, or five times the speed of sound. We’ll find out how they use something similar to a gun barrel to perform tests that heat surfaces hotter than the sun.
Aired: 10/10/19Video has closed captioning.
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