Space Launch Start-Up Just Used A Giant Centrifuge To Fling A Projectile Into The Upper Atmosphere

A U.S. space launch start-up has, for the first time, demonstrated a kinetic-based system that’s intended one day to put small spacecraft into orbit. The SpinLaunch concept, which feels ripped right from the classic age of science fiction, is based around a vacuum-sealed centrifuge that spins an unpowered projectile at several times the speed of […]

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China’s hypersonic vehicle test a ‘significant demonstration’ of space technology – SpaceNews

Whether the Chinese tested a weapon or just a reusable space vehicle is impossible to know without seeing the test data, said an industry expert… Read more about this article in the link below… https://spacenews.com/chinas-hypersonic-vehicle-test-a-significant-demonstration-of-space-technology/

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North Korea Says It Test-Fired New Long-Range Missiles : NPR

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea says it successfully test fired what it described as newly developed long-range cruise missiles over the weekend, its first known testing activity in months, underscoring how it continues to expand its military capabilities amid a stalemate in nuclear negotiations with the United States. The Korean Central News Agency said […]

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China Spotted Building 110 Secret Nuclear Missile Silos in Desert

Is China getting ready for surprise attack on the free world history tells us China’s Is gearing up building 110 nuclear weapons missiles arming silos most definitely 60× times more Then Hiroshima… New reports of secret nuclear deployment in the western desert in what experts have described as the “most extensive” construction effort since the […]

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Right of Launch: Command and Control Vulnerabilities After a Limited Nuclear Strike – War on the Rocks

Imagine a rapidly escalating conflict between Russian and NATO forces. Compensating for Russia’s perceived conventional inferiority, Russian commanders execute a limited nuclear strike — a small number of low-yield weapons intended to change conditions on the battlefield. The U.S. president, in turn, authorizes a limited nuclear response just before being evacuated from the White House. […]

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Is China Threatening To Shoot-Down ‘Civilian Airlines’ Operating Over The South China Sea?

China has warned the US after it flew its ‘spy planes’ over the South China Sea several times electronically disguising as a civilian airplane. “It is the old trick of the US military to use a transponder code to impersonate civil aircraft of other countries,” said Chinese Foreign Minister, Wang Wenbin, during his briefing… More […]

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DARPA’s air-breathing hypersonic missiles ready for free-flight tests – UPI.com

Sept. 2 (UPI) — Captive carry tests of two hypersonic weapons have been completed, with their first free flights scheduled for later this year, according to DARPA and the U.S. Air Force. Lockheed Martin and Raytheon have each designed hypersonic missiles for a combined program of the Air Force and the Defense Advanced Research Projects […]

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Rival powers jockey for the lead in hypersonic aircraft – BBC News

I’ve spent my career on things flying fast,” says Adam Dissel, who heads up the US operations of Reaction Engines. This British company is building engines that can operate at dizzying speeds , under conditions that would melt existing jet engines. The firm wants to reach hypersonic velocity, beyond five times the speed of sound, around […]

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