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Cuddeback Dry Lake DZ
Part of Edwards Family
Air-launched rocket drop zone known to have been used for 1 launch in 1965, reaching up to 21 kilometers altitude. RW01/19 on the lake was also used for emergency landings.

Longitude: -117.3700 deg. Latitude: 35.2450 deg.



Family: Air Drop Zone. Country: USA. Launch Vehicles: X-15. Launch Sites: Cuddeback Dry Lake DZ.

1965 November 3 - . 17:09 GMT - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Cuddeback Dry Lake DZ. Launch Pad: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52 003.
  • X-15A-2 External Tank test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA, USAF. Spacecraft Bus: X-15A. Spacecraft: X-15A-2. Apogee: 21 km (13 mi). First flight with empty external tanks. Ammonia tank recovered; Lox tank destroyed. Maximum Speed - 2414 kph. Maximum Altitude - 21520 m. Air dropped in Cuddeback Dry Lake DZ..


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