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A commercial jet that will get you from D.C. to Tokyo in 2 hours

We all hate long flights. We always wind up sitting next to the vomiting baby whose parents are those people you’ve heard about that need more than one seat to fit comfortably, yet only pay for one, slyly overflowing into your seat. Hypersonic jets might one day make those torturous 20-hour flights pleasant 2-hour jump. Hypersonic jets soar faster then ...

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