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Hypersonix receives Government funding to support hydrogen scramjet development
Hypersonix receives Government funding to support hydrogen scramjet development

Hypersonix receives Government funding to support hydrogen scramjet development

Hypersonix Launch Systems has received a boost in the development of its hydrogen-fuelled platform with the Federal Government providing $2.95m to support its development.

The project, titled ‘DART CMP Airframe – a reusable hypersonic platform’, is an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) that can travel at hypersonic speeds up to Mach 12 (12 times the speed of sound) and is powered by a SPARTAN hydrogen fuelled scramjet engine.

By using hydrogen, the UAV is granted significant power whilst also being sustainable helping to dawn a new age in space aerospace transportation.

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