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Facing the Heat Barrier: A History of Hypersonics

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Facing the Heat Barrier: A History of Hypersonics
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Publisher: NASA
ISBN/ASIN: B0016BWKJQ
Number of pages: 336

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Hypersonics is the study of flight at speeds where aerodynamic heating dominates the physics of the problem. Typically this is Mach 5 and higher. Hypersonics is an engineering science with close links to supersonics and engine design.

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