Jet plane that could fly anywhere in world in 4 hours unveiled

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Jet Plane That Could Fly Anywhere in World in 4 Hours

It's no surprise air travel can be brutal. Most people can't afford to upgrade out of coach, leaving travelers stuck in those miserable, dead air tin cans.

It's all worth it, because getting to wherever you're traveling is awesome! Now, the process of traveling itself can be equally as awesome.

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The United Kingdom government has announced a plan to invest 13 million dollars into a company called Oxford Reaction Engines. The company is working on a plane that would allegedly be able to work in Earth's atmosphere as well as space.

The investment is added to the 80 million dollars that have already been put into the project.

The plan involves developing something called a "sabre engine," which stands for synergistic air-breathing rocket engine. It's unique because it does not require the craft to carry on-board oxygen for combustion after the engine is hitched to it.

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In-flight refreshments are arranged in a first-class seat onboard a Boeing Co. B777-300ER aircraft operated by American Airlines Group Inc. at Sydney Airport in Sydney, Australia, on Friday, Nov. 13, 2015. American Airlines in December will start daily flights between Sydney and Los Angeles, allowing Qantas Airways Ltd. at the same time to reopen a route from Sydney to San Francisco. Photographer: Brendon Thorne/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Passenger seating and a bed sit in the first class cabin of an Airbus A380-800 aircraft, operated by Qatar Airways Ltd., on the opening day of the 14th Dubai Air Show at Dubai World Central (DWC) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on Sunday, Nov. 8, 2015. The Dubai Air Show is the biggest aerospace event in the Middle East, Asia and Africa and runs Nov. 8 - 12. Photographer: Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg via Getty Images
An in-flight meal is arranged in a first-class seat onboard a Boeing Co. B777-300ER aircraft operated by American Airlines Group Inc. at Sydney Airport in Sydney, Australia, on Friday, Nov. 13, 2015. American Airlines in December will start daily flights between Sydney and Los Angeles, allowing Qantas Airways Ltd. at the same time to reopen a route from Sydney to San Francisco. Photographer: Brendon Thorne/Bloomberg via Getty Images
A picture taken on June 16, 2015 during the International Paris Airshow at Le Bourget shows the first class area of a Qatar Airlines' A380. AFP PHOTO / /MIGUEL MEDINA (Photo credit should read MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP/Getty Images)
Akbar Al Baker, chief executive officer of Qatar Airways Ltd., left, and Timothy 'Tim' Clark, inspect the First Class bar area during a tour of an Airbus SAS A380 aircraft, operated by Qatar Airways Ltd., on day two of the 51st International Paris Air Show in Paris, France, on Tuesday, June 16, 2015. The 51st International Paris Air Show is the world's largest aviation and space industry exhibition and takes place at Le Bourget airport June 15 - 21. Photographer: Jason Alden/Bloomberg via Getty Images
First Class passenger booths sit on the upper deck of an Airbus SAS A380 aircraft, operated by Qatar Airways Ltd., on day two of the 51st International Paris Air Show in Paris, France, on Tuesday, June 16, 2015. The 51st International Paris Air Show is the world's largest aviation and space industry exhibition and takes place at Le Bourget airport June 15 - 21. Photographer: Jason Alden/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Entertainment screens operate on first class cabin booths aboard an Airbus SAS A380 aircraft, operated by Qatar Airways Ltd., on the opening day of the 51st International Paris Air Show in Paris, France, on Monday, June 15, 2015. The 51st International Paris Air Show is the world's largest aviation and space industry exhibition and takes place at Le Bourget airport June 15 - 21. Photographer: Jason Alden/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Akbar Al Baker, center left, CEO of Qatar Airways, and Ray Conner, center right, President and CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes, take questions from reporters as they hold a press conference Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015, in the first class cabin of the 25th Boeing 787 airplane purchased by the airline, following a delivery ceremony in Everett, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Media members look over the first class section before delivery by Boeing of the first 747-8 Intercontinental Tuesday, May 1, 2012, in Everett, Wash. Lufthansa is the launch customer for the Intercontinental and will start service with the airplane between Frankfurt, Germany and Washington, D.C. The 747-8 Intercontinental is a stretched, updated version of the iconic 747 and is expected to bring double-digit improvements in fuel burn and emissions over its predecessor, the 747-400, and generate 30 percent less noise. Boeing delivered the first 747-8 Intercontinental to a private customer in February, more than a year after originally planned. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Ray Conner, left, Boeing president and CEO of commercial airlines, explains the first class section as Walter Cho, Korean Air executive vice president and chief marketing officer, tries out reclining seat on a new Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental jet that Korean Air took delivery of Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, in Everett, Wash. The jet is the first of 10 of the passenger airplanes the carrier has on order with Boeing. With the delivery, Korean Air becomes the first airline to operate both passenger and freighter versions of the 747-8. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
FILE - This file photo taken Sunday, May 4, 2014, shows the 125-square-foot (11.61-square-meter) area that includes a "living room" partitioned off from the first-class aisle, leather seating, a chilled mini-bar and a 32-inch flat-screen TV, at a training facility in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The area was created as a mock-up suite to be built in Etihad Airways airplanes. Abu Dhabi's national carrier, Etihad, showcased on Thursday, Dec. 18, the arrival of its first Airbus A380, outfitted with "the only three-room suite in the sky." (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File)
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The project has also received money from the United States Air Force, which will be used to press toward actual test trials of the engine.

Hopefully this works out, because currently trying to fall asleep in coach requires a yoga pose that very few travelers are actually flexible enough for.

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One of the world largest aircraft AN-225 Mriya lands for a technical halt at Rajiv Gandhi International airport in Hyderabad, India, Friday, May 13, 2016. The six-engine aircraft Mriya, which means 'dream' in Russian, is the longest and heaviest airplane ever built, with a maximum takeoff weight of 640 tones is en route to Australia from Europe. (AP Photo /Mahesh Kumar A.)
PERTH, AUSTRALIA - MAY 15: The Antonov AN-225 Mriya comes into land at Perth International airport on May 15, 2016 in Perth, Australia. The Ukrainian cargo plane is 84 metres long and has a wingspan of 88.4 metres and is in Perth to (Photo by Paul Kane/Getty Images)
Spectators look out from an indoor viewing room over the Ukraine-built Antonov An-225 Mriya after it arrived at Perth Airport on May 15, 2016. The six-engine aircraft, built to transport the Soviet space shuttle the Buran, is now used for cargo no other plane can handle and on this flight to Perth it carried a large generator purchased by a Western Australian resources company. / AFP / Greg Wood (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
PERTH, AUSTRALIA - MAY 15: Members of the public take photos and video of the Antonov AN-225 Mriya from the viewing deck at Perth International airport on May 15, 2016 in Perth, Australia. The Ukrainian cargo plane is 84 metres long and has a wingspan of 88.4 metres and is in Perth to (Photo by Paul Kane/Getty Images)
PERTH, AUSTRALIA - MAY 15: The tail of the Antonov AN-225 Mriya is seen after arriving at Perth International airport on May 15, 2016 in Perth, Australia. The Ukrainian cargo plane is 84 metres long and has a wingspan of 88.4 metres and is in Perth to (Photo by Paul Kane/Getty Images)
PERTH, AUSTRALIA - MAY 15: A ground staff member signals to pilots after the arrival of the Antonov AN-225 Mriya at Perth International airport on May 15, 2016 in Perth, Australia. The Ukrainian cargo plane is 84 metres long and has a wingspan of 88.4 metres and is in Perth to (Photo by Paul Kane/Getty Images)
PERTH, AUSTRALIA - MAY 15: The front end of the Antonov AN-225 Mriya is opened prior to unloading of cargo after arriving at Perth International airport on May 15, 2016 in Perth, Australia. The Ukrainian cargo plane is 84 metres long and has a wingspan of 88.4 metres and is in Perth to (Photo by Paul Kane/Getty Images)
PERTH, AUSTRALIA - MAY 15: The front end of the Antonov AN-225 Mriya is opened prior to unloading of cargo after arriving at Perth International airport on May 15, 2016 in Perth, Australia. The Ukrainian cargo plane is 84 metres long and has a wingspan of 88.4 metres and is in Perth to (Photo by Paul Kane/Getty Images)
The nose is raised up on the world's largest aircraft, the Ukraine-built Antonov An-225 Mriya, after it touched down at Perth Airport on May 15, 2016. The six-engine aircraft, built to transport the Soviet space shuttle the Buran, is now used for cargo no other plane can handle and on this flight to Perth it carried a large generator purchased by a Western Australian resources company. / AFP / Greg Wood (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
Indian Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) and airport personnel stand near the world's largest aircraft, the Antonov AN-225 Mriya, at Rajiv Gandhi International airport in Hyderabad on May 13, 2016. The six-engined Mriya aircraft, which means 'dream' in Russian, is the longest and heaviest airplane ever built and is en route to Australia from Europe / AFP / NOAH SEELAM (Photo credit should read NOAH SEELAM/AFP/Getty Images)
PERTH, AUSTRALIA - MAY 15: The Anotonov Airlines logo is seen on the tail of the Antonov AN-225 Mriya after arriving at Perth International airport on May 15, 2016 in Perth, Australia. The Ukrainian cargo plane is 84 metres long and has a wingspan of 88.4 metres and is in Perth to (Photo by Paul Kane/Getty Images)
Antonov An-225 Mriya, a cargo plane which is the world's biggest aircraft, takes off from the Vaclav Havel Airport for its first commercial flight from Prague to Perth, in Prague, Czech Republic, May 12, 2016. REUTERS/David W Cerny
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Plane spotters watch Antonov An-225 Mriya, a cargo plane which is the world's biggest aircraft, driving along the Vaclav Havel Airport for its first commercial flight from Prague to Perth, in Prague, Czech Republic, May 12, 2016. REUTERS/David W Cerny
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