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What does SCRAM stand for?

SCRAM stands for Supersonic Combustion Ramjet


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The so-called Supersonic Combustion Ramjet - or scramjet - engine was designed to travel at speeds of up to 5,000 mph, or ten times the speed of conventional aircraft, the University of Queensland said.
Scramjets, also known as supersonic combustion ramjets, can theoretically halve payload weights by carrying only fuel - such as liquid hydrogen - rather than both the fuel and oxygen carried by traditional rockets.
The supersonic combustion ramjet engine was launched from a site in the Australian outback by HyShot project members.
A rocket carrying the "scramjet" - short for supersonic combustion ramjet - went off course as it flew 196 miles above the Earth.
Scramjets, also known as supersonic combustion ramjets, can theoretically halve payload weights by carrying only fuel - such as liquid hydrogen - rather than both the fuel and oxygen carried by traditional rockets.