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Railroad Valley Lake DZ
Part of Edwards Family
Air-launched rocket drop zone known to have been used for 2 launches in 1968, reaching up to 81 kilometers altitude.

Longitude: -116.1800 deg. Latitude: 38.2200 deg.



Family: Air Drop Zone. Country: USA. Launch Vehicles: X-15.

1968 July 16 - . 22:23 GMT - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Railroad Valley Lake DZ. Launch Pad: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52 003.
  • X-15A WTR/HS/SB/FAB/FP Test/Technology/Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA, USAF. Spacecraft: X-15A. Apogee: 67 km (41 mi). Maximum Speed - 5442 kph. Maximum Altitude - 67510 m. Air dropped in Railroad Valley Lake DZ..

1968 August 21 - . 16:04 GMT - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Railroad Valley Lake DZ. Launch Pad: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52 003.
  • X-15A WTR/HS/SB/FAB/FP Test/Technology/Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA, USAF. Spacecraft: X-15A. Apogee: 81 km (50 mi). Maximum Speed - 5540 kph. Maximum Altitude - 81530 m. Astronaut wings flight (USAF definition). Air dropped in Railroad Valley Lake DZ..


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