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Hypersonix receives A$8m funding to support hydrogen SCRAMJET project
© Hypersonix Launch Systems
Hypersonix receives A$8m funding to support hydrogen SCRAMJET project
© Hypersonix Launch Systems

Hypersonix receives A$8m funding to support hydrogen SCRAMJET project

Australian aerospace company Hypersonix Launch Systems has received A$8m ($5.58m) from the Modern Manufacturing Initiative (MMI) Defence Translation stream to support its hydrogen technology.

Central to the company’s aerospace ambitions is its SPARTAN fifth generation scramjet engine which recently demonstrated in a hypersonic shock tunnel that it can accelerate up to ten times the speed of sound in real life flight conditions.

The SPARTAN is a composite, self-igniting re-usable scramjet engine powered by green hydrogen and will be used to power a re-usable satellite launch system, delivering payloads to lower earth orbit (LEO) in an environmentally sustainable way.

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