The X-51 Waverider Aircraft Ready for Hypersonic Action

Remember the fiery X-51's scramjet test that looked like hell? This is the final aircraft—the Waverider—ready for its maiden flight. It'll fly at Mach 6 for 300 seconds. So fast that its nose will reach 2696º Fahrenheit. » 5/06/10 11:20pm 5/06/10 11:20pm

Dell Cans Axim PDA, Nobody Cares

Huh? Axim? Wha'cha talkin' bout Michael Dell? It has been made official—Dell spokeswoman Anne Camden said that the Axim X51 family is no longer being offered and there are no plans for future devices. For a quick rehash, the Dell Axim X51 is the latest PDA in Dell's Axim line. The X51 is almost two years old and… » 4/09/07 8:40pm 4/09/07 8:40pm

Hypersonic Cruise Missiles Hit Mach 5

Tomahawk Cruise missiles may be known for their pinpoint accuracy, but when it comes to speed, there's no topping the X-51. As part of the Pentagon's Prompt Global Strike project, the X-51 is a hypersonic cruise missile that can strike anywhere in the world in less than an hour. The new missile, which is designed to… » 12/20/06 11:35am 12/20/06 11:35am