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X-15 Flight 191
Part of X-15 Family
X-15 in flight
X-15 in flight
Credit: NASA
Fatal accident, aircraft destroyed. After reaching peak altitude, entered spin at Mach 5. Entered dive at 30,000 m, began high frequency pitch oscillations, disintegrated when these reached 15 Gs. Maximum Speed - 5744 kph. Maximum Altitude - 81080 m.

Launched: 1967-11-15. Returned: 1967-11-15. Number crew: 1 . Duration: 0.0034 days.

Family: Manned spaceflight. People: Adams. Launch Vehicles: X-15. More at: 8068.



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