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DoDLive Bloggers Roundtable to discuss the X-51A Waverider

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DoDLive Bloggers Roundtable to discuss the X-51A Waverider, a hypersonic flight test demonstrator built for the Air Force Research Laboratory . The X-51A will make its first hypersonic flight attempt Tuesday, May 25, from Edwards Air Force Base , Calif. If successful, it will be the longest-ever hypersonic flight powered by a supersonic combustion ramjet engine. Creators and flight test experts from the Air Force, Boeing and Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne will participate in a Roundtable to discuss the X-51 test.

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