System hypersonic missiles allows you to make regular and affordable launch
The Company Generation Orbit Launch Services, Inc. (GO) released photos that show the first test of a functional prototype hypersonic missile GOLauncher1 (GO1) in the USA. About it reports the edition Defence Blog.
The first missile test held on 29 June in Jacksonville, Florida.
The missile Launcher 1 has a liquid propellant engine that allows you to maximize the performance and flexibility of the flight compared to solid fuel installations. With this system, as well as single-stage accelerator for start-UPS in the air, the rocket can be run regularly.
Device plan to use in hypersonic flight tests and suborbital research.
To start the booster are going on Board the Gulfstream III. Its first flight was planned for the end of 2019.