The U.S. is on the brink of a tremendous tipping point of commercial, military and political opportunities. This historic moment is enabled by a combination of reusable rockets and hypersonic-vehicle technologies. In fact, the coming intersection of reusable launch and hypersonic flight offers the kind of opportunity not seen since the invention of the steam-powered locomotive. These technologies could soon allow humans to travel anywhere on the globe in a couple of hours — and ...


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