Can China’s experimental engine supercharge hypersonic space race?

Feb 24, 2022 | INVESTING

China’s hypersonic weapons programme aims to glide into the future with an “air-breathing” magnetic fluid engine that could make it commercially viable to travel anywhere on Earth within an hour.According to a lead scientist with the programme, the super-quiet engine with no moving parts will help power the next generation launch vehicle currently in development.What are hypersonic weapons, and why is there a race to develop them?Wei Baoxi, who has overseen some of China’s “milestone”…

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