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Discovery: Hypersonic Flight 2 Jan 12

January 2nd, 2012

Episode 126 of 564 episodes

Flying at many times the speed of sound has been an elusive goal of aeronautical engineers for many years. Gareth Mitchell looks at how near we are to achieving hypersonic flight.

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