Three, two, one, lift-off for supersonic satellites! Professor Michael Smart and his colleagues from The University of Queensland - UQ are working on scramjet technology to launch small satellites into space. The scramjet is like a plane with a supersonic combustion engine. Unlike normal rockets these ones turn around and fly back to base.
In case you missed it, last Wednesday our team member Georgiana represented Hypersonix on Twitter at @weareBrisbane. You can see the whole conversation at this link.
Do keep a look out for the very end where General Chuck Yeager himself contributed to the conversation about 'what is Mach 1?', and he should know, he was the first to break it back in 1947!