By 2050, a hypersonic "SpaceLiner" may be able to whisk up to 50 passengers from Europe to Australia in only 90 minutes. The futuristic vehicle would do so by riding a rocket into Earth's upper atmosphere, reaching 24 times the speed of sound before gliding in for a landing.
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Too bad we may have to wait nearly 40 years for this, right?
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