Why can’t we fly a plane into space ?

Why can’t we fly a plane into space what stops it from just flying higher and higher until it in space. well there are several issues but assuming we are in something like a normal jet airliner then one of the main problems is the air or lack of it as we get closer to…

DRDO HSTDV scramjet hypersonic Vehicle speed with Mach 6.5

(HSTDV) : Hypersonic Technology Demonstrator Vehicle. HSTDV is an unmanned scramjet demonstration aircraft for achieving hypersonic flight which will fly at Mach 6.5 or more. Defence Research and Development Organisation ( DRDO ) of India is running this mission and project. Flying at 6.5 Mach is extremely fast. It can reach Delhi to Mumbai in…

Why Hypersonic Planes Look So Weird

This is part two of my video on sustained hypersonic flight, watch part one to learn about the difficulties of finding the right material to build a hypersonic plane. You’re watching FutureNow, videos about the future of tech and society. Following the materials and heat issue, although not unrelated, is that of what engine do…