China Tested an Intercontinental Hypersonic Missile

General Mark Milley provided the first confirmation of an intercontinental hypersonic weapons test by China this summer. The missile orbited the Earth and had a hypersonic stage that could change direction at speeds over five times the speed of sound. This is not something that can be shot down with current anti-missile technology. Nextbigfuture would …

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Airbus Solar Powered Aircraft Can Fly for 18 Days And Replace 250 Cell Towers

The Airbus Zephyr is the world’s leading solar-electric stratospheric Unmanned Aerial System (UAS), with a wingspan of 25 meters and it weighs less than 75kg. The first stratospheric UAS of its kind, Zephyr provides a persistent and adaptable solution, unlike other unmanned aircraft. Its persistence enables a capability of flying continuously for months at a …

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