Codebreaker

It’s easy to lose a plane when it’s going 20 times the speed of sound

John Moe Aug 12, 2011
Codebreaker

It’s easy to lose a plane when it’s going 20 times the speed of sound

John Moe Aug 12, 2011

Remember that super-fast plane we told you was going to be tested yesterday, the one that could fly coast to coast in about 12 minutes? Well the test was a smashing success, and I do mean smashing. It’s back to the drawing board for the testers at DARPA, because the plane sensed something was wrong and ditched itself into the ocean.

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