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NASA X-43A rockets to Mach 9.8 at Edwards

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- NASA's B-52B launch aircraft takes off from here Nov. 16 carrying a X-43A hypersonic research vehicle attached to a modified Pegasus rocket. (National Aeronautics and Space Administration photo by Tom Tschida)

PHOTO BY: Tom Tschida
VIRIN: 041119-F-0000W-111.JPG
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