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X-15 Flight 90
Part of X-15 Family
X-15 in flight
X-15 in flight
Credit: NASA
First rocketplane to reach space (FAI definition). Maximum Speed - 5969 kph. Maximum Altitude - 106010 m. Astronaut wings flight. 80 cm diameter balloon dragged on 30 m line to measure air density. Fourth astronaut wings flight (USAF definition).

Launched: 1963-07-19. Returned: 1963-07-19. Number crew: 1 . Duration: 0.0079 days.

Maximum Speed - 5969 kph. Maximum Altitude - 106010 m. Astronaut wings flight. 80 cm diameter balloon dragged on 30 m line to measure air density. First X-15 astronaut flight (FAI definition); fourth astronaut wings flight (USAF definition).

Family: Manned spaceflight. People: Walker, Joseph. Launch Vehicles: X-15. More at: 8069.



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