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X-15 Flight 62



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X-15 in flight
Credit: NASA
Crew: White Robert. First rocketplane to reach space (USAF defintion). FAI world altitude record. Maximum Speed - 6166 kph. Maximum Altitude - 95940 m. First astronaut wings flight (USAF definition).

FAI world altitude record. Maximum Speed - 6166 kph. Maximum Altitude - 95940 m. First astronaut wings flight (USAF definition).

First Launch: 1962.07.17.
Last Launch: 1962.07.17.
Duration: 0.0072 days.

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Associated People
  • White, Robert White, Robert Michael (1924-2010) American test pilot. First person to reach space in a rocketplane on X-15 Flight 62. More...

See also
Associated Programs
  • X-15 X-15 rocket-powered manned aircraft project set records for altitude and speed, and reached the edge of space. More...

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