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All about the Thrust SSC, the only vehicle to breach the sound barrier.
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All about the Thrust SSC, the only vehicle to breach the sound barrier.

Have you ever heard of an automobile that defied the laws of physics? If not, it might be the case that only one car has been able to accomplish so. The Thrust SSC, also known as the Thrust SuperSonic Car, broke a new global ground speed record on October 15, 1997, when it managed to reach speeds of 763 mph in Nevada's Black Rock Desert. It was a wild ride. Former British Royal Air Force pilot Andrew Green set the record. Green called the car "a big handful, verging on uncontrolled" at 500–600 miles per hour, according to the Guinness World Records. The two enormous booms that occurred during Andy's outward and return runs "led his crew into spontaneous celebrations, albeit he couldn't hear them himself because he was really inside the vehicle that produced those sonic booms," acc...