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Inside an experimental rocket-powered plane

Newsnight's Susan Watts visits the XCOR Aerospace hangar at the Mojave Air and Space Port in California, where employee Mike Massee showed her one of the company's early experimental rocket-powered planes.

Watch Susan Watts' film in full on Thursday 7 July 2011 at 2230 on BBC Two, and then afterwards on the BBC iPlayer and Newsnight website.


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