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Edwards



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Edwards
Credit: © Mark Wade
Edwards Air Force Base, originally known as Muroc Field, is the main test flight centre for the US Air Force. It has been used since the 1940's for flight test of advanced aircraft, rocketplanes, and air-dropped aerospace vehicles launched from B-29, B-50, B-52, F-15, 747 or L-1011 carrier aircraft.

Minimum Inclination: 51.0 degrees. Maximum Inclination: 145.0 degrees.

AKA: Muroc.
Location: Edwards AFB, California.
Longitude: -117.8538 deg.
Latitude: 34.9675 deg.
Apogee: 702 km (436 mi).
Number: 1 .
Duration: 8.83 days.

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Associated Countries
See also
  • Minuteman Mainstay of the US deterrent. 1,000 Minuteman silos were built in the early 1960's, and the missile was to remain in service to the mid-21st Century. As versions were retired and updated, they provided a plentiful source of surplus rocket motors for other projects. More...
  • Navaho The Navaho intercontinental cruise missile project was begun just after World War II, at a time when the US Army Air Force considered ballistic missiles to be technically impractical. The Navaho required a large liquid propellant rocket engine to get its Mach 3 ramjet up to ignition speed. This engine, derived with German assistance from that of the V-2, provided the basis for the rockets that would later take Americans into space. More...

Associated Launch Vehicles
  • Navaho X-10 American intermediate range cruise missile. Reusable, conventional airfield takeoff-and-landing aerodynamic test vehicle for Navaho missile. More...
  • Minuteman 1A American intercontinental ballistic missile. Initial production version, 3 stage vehicle. The Minuteman IA used exclusively the Mk.5 RV with the W59 (1 MT) warhead. More...

Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • USAF American agency overseeing development of rockets and spacecraft. United States Air Force, USA. More...

Associated Programs
  • Navaho The Navaho intercontinental cruise missile project was begun just after World War II, at a time when the US Army Air Force considered ballistic missiles to be technically impractical. The Navaho required a large liquid propellant rocket engine to get its Mach 3 ramjet up to ignition speed. This engine, derived with German assistance from that of the V-2, provided the basis for the rockets that would later take Americans into space. More...

Bibliography
  • McDowell, Jonathan, Jonathan's Space Home Page (launch records), Harvard University, 1997-present. Web Address when accessed: here.

Associated Launch Sites
  • Edwards AFB DZ Air-launched rocket drop zone known to have been used for 3 launches in 1959, reaching up to 117 kilometers altitude. More...

Edwards Chronology


1948 February 4 - . Launch Site: Edwards.
  • D-558-II first flight. - . Crew: Martin. Nation: USA. Related Persons: Martin. Summary: First flight of reseach airplane Douglas D-558-II (No. 1), John Martin of Douglas as pilot. Airplane had both jet and rocket engines and was flown from ground takeoff..

1949 November 22 - . Launch Site: Edwards.
  • D-558 first supersonic flight. - . Nation: USA. Class: Manned. Type: Manned rocketplane. Spacecraft: D-558-2. Summary: D-558-II Skyrocket exceeded the speed of sound at Edwards AFB, Calif. It was powered by both a Westinghouse J-34 turbojet engine and a Reaction Motors, Inc. rocket motor..

1951 June 11 - . Launch Site: Edwards.
  • D-558 test flight. - . Crew: Bridgeman. Nation: USA. Related Persons: Bridgeman. Class: Manned. Type: Manned rocketplane. Spacecraft: D-558-2. Summary: Navy D-558-II Douglas Sky-rocket, flown by test pilot William Bridgeman, set a new unofficial airplane speed and altitude record at Edwards AFB, Muroc Dry Lake, Calif.; speed estimated at more than 1,200 mph; altitude estimated 70,000 feet..

1951 August 15 - . Launch Site: Edwards.
  • D-558 reaches record altitude. - . Crew: Bridgeman. Nation: USA. Related Persons: Bridgeman. Class: Manned. Type: Manned rocketplane. Spacecraft: D-558-2. Summary: William Bridgeman flew the D-558-II Skyrocket to 79,494 feet, highest altitude attained by a human being to date..

1951 November 9 - . Launch Site: Edwards.
  • XS-1 No. 3 destroyed in ground explosion. - . Crew: Cannon. Payload: XS-1 # 3 flight 1. Nation: USA. Related Persons: Cannon. Class: Manned. Type: Manned rocketplane. Spacecraft: XS-1. Summary: Planned captive flight with B-50 for propellant jettison test. XS-1 (No. 3) rocket research airplane and its B-29 "mother" airplane were destroyed on the ground by postflight explosion and fire. Pilot Cannon was injured..

1953 August 21 - . Launch Site: Edwards.
  • D-558 record altitude. - . Nation: USA. Class: Manned. Type: Manned rocketplane. Spacecraft: D-558-2. Summary: Flying Douglas D-558-II (No. 2) Skyrocket research aircraft which had been launched from a B-29 Superfortress at an altitude of 34,000 feet, Lt. Col. Marion E. Carl, USMC, attained an altitude of 83,235 feet at Edwards AFB, Calif..

1953 October 14 - . Launch Site: Edwards. LV Family: Navaho. Launch Vehicle: Navaho X-10. LV Configuration: X-10 s/n 1 GM-19307.
  • Navaho X-10 flight 1 - . Nation: USA. Program: Navaho. Main landing gear doors failed to close; ground control of aircraft lost (ET-33 aircraft took over control of the X-10); main gear failed to lock on contact with runway; pilot drag chute deployed late; brake failure caused damage to two tires. But the drone was recovered.

1953 December 5 - . Launch Site: Edwards. LV Family: Navaho. Launch Vehicle: Navaho X-10. LV Configuration: X-10 s/n 1 GM-19307.
  • Navaho X-10 flight 2 - . Nation: USA. Program: Navaho. Summary: Landing gear again failed to retract. It was discovered the drag from the airflow exceeded the hydraulic retraction force over 320 kph..

1953 December 15 - . Launch Site: Edwards. LV Family: Navaho. Launch Vehicle: Navaho X-10. LV Configuration: X-10 s/n 1 GM-19307.
  • Navaho X-10 flight 3 - . Nation: USA. Program: Navaho. Summary: Planned transonic flight aborted when telemetry power failed..

1954 April 1 - . Launch Site: Edwards. LV Family: Navaho. Launch Vehicle: Navaho X-10. LV Configuration: X-10 s/n 1 GM-19307.
  • Navaho X-10 flight 4 - . Nation: USA. Program: Navaho. Summary: First supersonic flight; reached Mach 1.47..

1954 May 4 - . Launch Site: Edwards. LV Family: Navaho. Launch Vehicle: Navaho X-10. LV Configuration: X-10 s/n 2 GM-19308.
  • Navaho X-10 flight 5 - . Nation: USA. Program: Navaho. Summary: Extended range test of radio control and telemetry in 72.5 minute flight. Supersonic flight not planned..

1954 June 4 - . Launch Site: Edwards. LV Family: Navaho. Launch Vehicle: Navaho X-10. LV Configuration: X-10 s/n 2 GM-19308.
  • Navaho X-10 flight 6 - . Nation: USA. Program: Navaho. Summary: Planned supersonic flight aborted. Left main tire blew on takeoff run. Flight achieved, but the gear could not be retracted. Ground loop on landing, the vehicle sustained repairable damage..

1954 July 1 - . Launch Site: Edwards. LV Family: Navaho. Launch Vehicle: Navaho X-10. LV Configuration: X-10 s/n 2 GM-19308.
  • Navaho X-10 flight 7 - . Nation: USA. Program: Navaho. Summary: Vehicle crashed and burned after 8 minutes of flight when a fire developed aboard..

1954 August 12 - . Launch Site: Edwards. LV Family: Navaho. Launch Vehicle: Navaho X-10. LV Configuration: X-10 s/n 4 GM-19310.
  • Navaho X-10 flight 8 - . Nation: USA. Program: Navaho. Summary: Structural test flight, extreme dive and then pull up at Mach 1.3..

1954 September 3 - . Launch Site: Edwards. LV Family: Navaho. Launch Vehicle: Navaho X-10. LV Configuration: X-10 s/n 1 GM-19307.
  • Navaho X-10 flight 9 - . Nation: USA. Program: Navaho. Summary: Test of automatic landing system. System failed and gear would not deploy. Radio-controlled belly landing made on lake bed. Vehicle was repairable..

1954 September 28 - . Launch Site: Edwards. LV Family: Navaho. Launch Vehicle: Navaho X-10. LV Configuration: X-10 s/n 4 GM-19310.
  • Navaho X-10 flight 10 - . Nation: USA. Program: Navaho. Structural test flight. Successfully made extreme maneuvers at Mach 1.84. However automated landing system attempted to make landing flare 6 m below the runway level. Vehicle impacted at high speed and was destroyed. However the flight set a speed record for a turbojet-powered aircraft.

1954 December 1 - . Launch Site: Edwards. LV Family: Navaho. Launch Vehicle: Navaho X-10. LV Configuration: X-10 s/n 1 GM-19307.
  • Navaho X-10 flight 11 - . Nation: USA. Program: Navaho. Summary: First successful automated landing system flight..

1954 December 16 - . Launch Site: Edwards. LV Family: Navaho. Launch Vehicle: Navaho X-10. LV Configuration: X-10 s/n 1 GM-19307.
  • Navaho X-10 flight 12 - . Nation: USA. Program: Navaho. Summary: Second successful automated landing system flight..

1955 February 22 - . Launch Site: Edwards. LV Family: Navaho. Launch Vehicle: Navaho X-10. LV Configuration: X-10 s/n 5 GM-19311.
  • Navaho X-10 flight 13 - . Nation: USA. Program: Navaho. Summary: Supersonic flight aborted when afterburners failed. Automated landing failed. Chute deployed during radio controlled approach, causing the vehicle to auger into the desert and be destroyed..

1955 March 11 - . Launch Site: Edwards. LV Family: Navaho. Launch Vehicle: Navaho X-10. LV Configuration: X-10 s/n 3 GM-19309.
  • Navaho X-10 flight 14 - . Nation: USA. Program: Navaho. Summary: First flight of refitted s/n 3, the static test article. Vehicle exploded on gear retraction - it was found that the destruct package was wired to the gear circuit instead of the engine circuit..

1955 March 24 - . Launch Site: Edwards. LV Family: Navaho. Launch Vehicle: Navaho X-10. LV Configuration: X-10 s/n 1 GM-19307.
  • Navaho X-10 flight 15 - . Nation: USA. Program: Navaho. Summary: Successful test of automated landing system, certifying the X-10 for operation from the Cape Canaveral skid strip..

1956 June 21 - . Launch Site: Edwards. LV Family: Atlas. Launch Vehicle: Atlas A.
  • Atlas ICBM first test firing - . Nation: USA. First captive Atlas first test firing. The 'battleship' missile was installed at test stand 1-4, Edwards Air Force Base. The test was a failure due to inadvertant closure of the fuel prevalve, leading to duct collapse, and a turbine overspeed cutoff. No damage was sustained and the first successful firing came the next day. Atlas, First successful captive test firing, June 22, 1956, Edwards Rocket Base, duration - 4 seconds. Successful.

1956 June 22 - . Launch Site: Edwards. LV Family: Atlas. Launch Vehicle: Atlas A.
  • Atlas ICBM first successful test firing - . Nation: USA. Summary: First successful captive test firing of the Atlas ICBM at Edwards Air Force Base, duration - 4 seconds..

1959 March 10 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52 003. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 1-C-1.
  • X-15A test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 11 km (6 mi). Summary: X-15 captive flight.

1959 April 1 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52 003. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 1-A-2. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 11 km (6 mi).

1959 April 10 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52 003. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 1-A-3. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 11 km (6 mi).

1959 May 21 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52 003. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 1-A-4. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 11 km (6 mi).

1959 July 24 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52 003. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 2-C-1.
  • X-15A test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi). Summary: X-15 captive flight.

1959 September 4 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52 003. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 2-A-2. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1959 September 15 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards TL1. LV Family: Minuteman. Launch Vehicle: Minuteman 1A. LV Configuration: Minuteman 1AT. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Silo test launch - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 0 km ( mi). Summary: Fuel for 3 seconds only, tethered launch.

1959 October 2 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards TL1. LV Family: Minuteman. Launch Vehicle: Minuteman 1A. LV Configuration: Minuteman 1AT.
  • Silo test launch - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 0 km ( mi).

1959 October 10 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52 003. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 2-A-4. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1959 October 14 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52 003. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 2-A-5. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1959 October 22 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards TL1. LV Family: Minuteman. Launch Vehicle: Minuteman 1A. LV Configuration: Minuteman 1AT.
  • Silo test launch - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 0 km ( mi).

1959 October 22 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52 003. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 2-A-7. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1959 October 31 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52 003. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 2-A-8. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1959 December 16 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 1-A-6. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1959 December 22 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards TL1. LV Family: Minuteman. Launch Vehicle: Minuteman 1A. LV Configuration: Minuteman 1AT.
  • Silo test launch - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 0 km ( mi).

1960 January 27 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards TL1. LV Family: Minuteman. Launch Vehicle: Minuteman 1A. LV Configuration: Minuteman 1AT.
  • Silo test launch - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 0 km ( mi).

1960 February 4 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 2-A-10. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1960 March 4 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards TL2. Launch Pad: TL2?. LV Family: Minuteman. Launch Vehicle: Minuteman 1A. LV Configuration: Minuteman 1AT.
  • Silo test launch - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 0 km ( mi).

1960 March 18 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52 008. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 2-A-14. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1960 April 5 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards TL1. LV Family: Minuteman. Launch Vehicle: Minuteman 1A. LV Configuration: Minuteman 1AT.
  • Silo test launch - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 0 km ( mi).

1960 May 5 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52 008. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 2-A-17. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1960 May 7 - . 02:33 GMT - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards TL1. LV Family: Minuteman. Launch Vehicle: Minuteman 1A. LV Configuration: Minuteman 1AT.
  • Silo test launch - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 0 km ( mi).

1960 May 27 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52 003. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 1-A-14. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1960 June 3 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52 003. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 1-A-15. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1960 June 8 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52 003. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 1-A-16. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1960 August 11 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52 003. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 1-A-18. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1960 August 18 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52 003. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 1- A-20. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1960 September 2 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 1- A-22. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1960 September 20 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 1- A-24. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1960 October 11 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52 008. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 1- A-26. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1960 October 13 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 2-A-19. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1960 November 4 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 2-A-20. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1960 December 15 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52 008. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 1- A-33. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1961 January 11 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52 008. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 1- A-34. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1961 February 21 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 2- A-24. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1961 February 24 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 2- A-25. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1961 March 21 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52 008. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 2- A-27. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1961 May 19 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52 003. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 2- A-30. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1961 June 20 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52 008. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 2- A-32. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1961 September 29 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52 003. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 1- A-38. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1961 October 27 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 1- A-41. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1961 November 2 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 1- A-42. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1961 November 3 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 1- A-43. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1961 December 19 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52 003. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 3-A-1. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1962 March 29 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52 003. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 3-A-4. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1962 March 30 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52 003. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 3-A-5. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1962 March 31 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52 003. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 3-A-6. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1962 April 18 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 1- A-45. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1962 April 25 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 2- A-38. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi). Summary: Maximum Speed - 5879 kph. Maximum Altitude - 32160 m..

1962 April 26 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 2- A-39. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1962 April 27 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 1- A-47. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1962 May 2 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52 003. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 (3-C).
  • Eglin Demonstration mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1962 May 25 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 2- A-41. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1962 May 29 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 2- A-42. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1962 July 10 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52 003. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 3-A-11. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1962 July 11 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52 003. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 3-A-12. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1962 July 16 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52 003. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 3-A-13. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1962 August 1 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 3-A-15. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1962 August 10 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52 003. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 3-A-17. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1962 September 27 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52 008. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 2- A-49. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1962 December 13 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52 008. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 3- A-21. FAILURE: Failure.
  • VO Stab, UVP - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1963 May 10 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52 008. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 3- A-27. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A Test/Ultraviolet Astronomy/Technology mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1963 July 3 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 1- A-58. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A Technology/test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1963 July 17 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 1- A-60. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1963 August 6 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52 008. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 3- A-33. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A Test/Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1963 August 13 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52 008. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 3- A-34. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A Test/Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1963 August 15 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52 008. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 3- A-35. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A Test/Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1963 October 4 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 1- A-62. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A Test/Technology mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1963 October 14 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 3- A-37. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A Test/Technology mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1963 October 25 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 3- A-38. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A Sharp Upper Vert. test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi). Summary: X-15 aborted launch (Sharp Upper Vert.).

1963 November 19 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 3- A-40. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A Checkout mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi). Summary: X-15 aborted launch (Checkout).

1963 December 3 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 1- A-66. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1963 December 18 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 1- A-68. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A Opt Deg Technology mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi). Summary: X-15 aborted launch (Opt Deg).

1964 March 17 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 1- A-71. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A Optical Degradation Technology mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi). Summary: X-15 aborted launch (Optical Degradation).

1964 March 31 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 3- A-45. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1964 May 11 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 3- A-46. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1964 June 11 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 1- A-76. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A Technology/test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1964 June 15 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 2- C-53.
  • X-15A-2 Carry test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi). Summary: X-15 captive flight (X-15A-2 modification).

1964 June 23 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 2- A-54. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A-2 Stability test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi). Summary: X-15 aborted launch (Stability).

1964 July 2 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 3- A-49. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1964 July 28 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 3- A-51. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1964 September 23 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 3- A-56. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A Test/Technology mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1964 October 2 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 1- A-78. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1964 October 29 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 3- C-58.
  • X-15A Gear modification check test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi). Summary: X-15 captive flight - gear mod check.

1964 November 6 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 2- C-58.
  • X-15A-2 test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi). Summary: X-15 captive flight.

1964 November 16 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 2- C-59.
  • X-15A-2 test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi). Summary: X-15 captive flight.

1964 December 4 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 1- A-80. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1965 January 26 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 1- A-82. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1965 February 15 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 2- C-62.
  • X-15A-2 test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi). Summary: X-15 captive flight.

1965 February 15 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 2- C-61.
  • X-15A-2 test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi). Summary: X-15 captive flight.

1965 February 19 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 1- A-83. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1965 February 25 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 1- A-84. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1965 May 11 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 1- A-87. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1965 May 13 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 2- A-65. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A-2 aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1965 June 4 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 2- A-67. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A-2 aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1965 June 8 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 2- A-68. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A-2 aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1965 June 11 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 2- A-69. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A-2 aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1965 July 2 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 2- A-71. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A-2 aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1965 July 13 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 3- A-68. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1965 July 23 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 1- A-90. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1965 July 27 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 1- A-91. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1965 July 28 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 1- A-92. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1965 August 20 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 1- A-94. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1965 August 24 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 1- A-95. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1965 October 8 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 1- A-100. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1965 November 2 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 1- A-102. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1966 April 13 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 2- A-76. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A-2 aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1966 April 20 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 2- A-77. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A-2 aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1966 May 5 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 2- A-78. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A-2 aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1966 June 2 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 1- A-105. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1966 June 10 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 1- A-106. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1966 June 20 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 3- A-76. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1966 June 27 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 2- C-80.
  • X-15A-2 External Tank test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi). Summary: X-15 captive flight (External Tank Test).

1966 July 13 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 3- A-77. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1966 July 20 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 2- A-82. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A-2 aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1966 August 9 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 1- A-109. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1966 August 10 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 1- A-110. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1966 September 13 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 3- A-81. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1966 September 28 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 1- A-114. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1966 October 4 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 1- A-115. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1966 October 7 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 2- A-87. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A-2 aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1966 October 19 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 2- A-88. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A-2 aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1966 November 18 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 3- A-84. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A-2 test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi). Summary: Unofficial world's speed record. Maximum Speed - 6838 kph. Maximum Altitude - 30140 m..

1966 November 23 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 3- A-85. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1966 December 22 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 2- C-90.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1967 March 15 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 1- A-117. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1967 March 21 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 1- A-118. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1967 April 20 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 1- A-120. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1967 May 5 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 2- A-91. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A-2 aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1967 May 12 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 3- A-88. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1967 May 25 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 1- A-122. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1967 June 1 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 1- A-123. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1967 June 14 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 1- A-124. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1967 August 7 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 2- C-93.
  • X-15A-2 Ramjet flow test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi). Summary: X-15 captive flight (Ramjet flow).

1967 August 11 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 2- A-94. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A-2 Ramjet flow test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi). Summary: X-15 aborted launch (Ramjet flow).

1967 August 16 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 2- A-95. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A-2 aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1967 September 22 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 3- A-93. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1967 October 31 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 3- A-96. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1968 February 6 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 1- C-127.
  • X-15A test - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi). Summary: X-15 captive flight.

1968 February 7 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 1- A-128. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1968 February 27 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 1- A-129. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1968 March 28 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 1- A-131. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1968 April 4 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 1- A-132. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A aborted launch. - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1968 May 23 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 1- A-135. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Fixed Alpha Ball/WTR Test/Technology mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1968 July 15 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 1- A-137. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Fluidic Probe/etc Test/Technology mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi).

1968 December 12 - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards RW04/22. Launch Platform: NB-52. LV Family: X-15. Launch Vehicle: X-15. LV Configuration: X-15 1- A-142. FAILURE: Failure.
  • X-15A Test/Technology/Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; USAF. Apogee: 14 km (8 mi). Summary: Attempted 200t flight, and last launch attempt of the programme..

1977 February 15 - . Launch Site: Edwards.
  • Enterprise (OV-101)/shuttle carrier aircraft mated - . Nation: USA. Program: STS. Class: Manned. Type: Manned spaceplane. Spacecraft: Enterprise. Summary: Complete Enterprise (OV-101)/shuttle carrier aircraft mated.

1977 February 18 - . Launch Site: Edwards. LV Family: Shuttle. Launch Vehicle: Shuttle.
  • First inert captive flight - . Nation: USA. Program: STS. Class: Manned. Type: Manned spaceplane. Spacecraft: Enterprise. Summary: Conduct first inert captive flight, Edwards (2 hours, 5 minutes), Enterprise (OV-101).

1977 February 22 - . Launch Site: Edwards. LV Family: Shuttle. Launch Vehicle: Shuttle.
  • Second inert captive flight - . Nation: USA. Program: STS. Class: Manned. Type: Manned spaceplane. Spacecraft: Enterprise. Summary: Conduct second inert captive flight, Edwards (3 hours, 13 minutes), Enterprise (OV-101).

1977 February 25 - . Launch Site: Edwards. LV Family: Shuttle. Launch Vehicle: Shuttle.
  • Third inert captive flight - . Nation: USA. Program: STS. Class: Manned. Type: Manned spaceplane. Spacecraft: Enterprise. Summary: Conduct third inert captive flight, Edwards (2 hours, 28 minutes), Enterprise (OV-101).

1977 February 28 - . Launch Site: Edwards. LV Family: Shuttle. Launch Vehicle: Shuttle.
  • Fourth inert captive flight - . Nation: USA. Program: STS. Class: Manned. Type: Manned spaceplane. Spacecraft: Enterprise. Summary: Conduct fourth inert captive flight, Edwards (2 hours, 11 minutes), Enterprise (OV-101).

1977 March 2 - . Launch Site: Edwards. LV Family: Shuttle. Launch Vehicle: Shuttle.
  • Fifth inert captive flight - . Nation: USA. Program: STS. Class: Manned. Type: Manned spaceplane. Spacecraft: Enterprise. Summary: Conduct fifth inert captive flight, Edwards (1 hour, 39 minutes), Enterprise (OV-101).

1977 June 18 - . Launch Site: Edwards. LV Family: Shuttle. Launch Vehicle: Shuttle.
  • Enterprise flight 1 - . Call Sign: Enterprise. Crew: Fullerton; Haise. Nation: USA. Related Persons: Fullerton; Haise. Program: STS. Class: Manned. Type: Manned spaceplane. Spacecraft: Enterprise. Summary: First manned captive active flight. Enterprise (OV-101)/shuttle carrier aircraft, Edwards (55 minutes, 46 seconds).

1977 June 28 - . Launch Site: Edwards. LV Family: Shuttle. Launch Vehicle: Shuttle.
  • Enterprise flight 2 - . Call Sign: Enterprise. Crew: Engle; Truly. Nation: USA. Related Persons: Engle; Truly. Program: STS. Class: Manned. Type: Manned spaceplane. Spacecraft: Enterprise. Summary: Second manned captive active flight. Enterprise (OV-101)/shuttle carrier aircraft, Edwards (1 hour, 2 minutes).

1977 July 26 - . Launch Site: Edwards. LV Family: Shuttle. Launch Vehicle: Shuttle.
  • Enterprise flight 3 - . Call Sign: Enterprise. Crew: Fullerton; Haise. Nation: USA. Related Persons: Fullerton; Haise. Program: STS. Class: Manned. Type: Manned spaceplane. Spacecraft: Enterprise. Summary: Third manned captive active flight. Enterprise (OV-101)/shuttle carrier aircraft, Edwards (59 minutes, 50 seconds).

1977 August 12 - . Launch Site: Edwards. LV Family: Shuttle. Launch Vehicle: Shuttle.
  • Enterprise flight 4 - . Call Sign: Enterprise. Crew: Fullerton; Haise. Nation: USA. Related Persons: Fullerton; Haise. Program: STS. Class: Manned. Type: Manned spaceplane. Spacecraft: Enterprise. Summary: Conduct first free flight, ALT, tail cone on, Edwards (5 minutes, 21 seconds), Enterprise (OV-101), lake bed Runway 17.

1977 September 13 - . Launch Site: Edwards. LV Family: Shuttle. Launch Vehicle: Shuttle.
  • Enterprise flight 5 - . Call Sign: Enterprise. Crew: Engle; Truly. Nation: USA. Related Persons: Engle; Truly. Program: STS. Class: Manned. Type: Manned spaceplane. Spacecraft: Enterprise. Summary: Second free flight, ALT, tail cone on, Edwards (5 minutes, 28 seconds), Enterprise (OV-101), lake bed Runway 17.

1977 September 23 - . Launch Site: Edwards. LV Family: Shuttle. Launch Vehicle: Shuttle.
  • Enterprise flight 6 - . Call Sign: Enterprise. Crew: Fullerton; Haise. Nation: USA. Related Persons: Fullerton; Haise. Program: STS. Class: Manned. Type: Manned spaceplane. Spacecraft: Enterprise. Summary: Third free flight , ALT, tail cone on, Edwards (5 minutes, 34 seconds), Enterprise (OV-101), lake bed Runway 15.

1977 October 12 - . Launch Site: Edwards. LV Family: Shuttle. Launch Vehicle: Shuttle.
  • Enterprise flight 7 - . Call Sign: Enterprise. Crew: Engle; Truly. Nation: USA. Related Persons: Engle; Truly. Program: STS. Class: Manned. Type: Manned spaceplane. Spacecraft: Enterprise. Summary: Fourth free flight, ALT, first tail cone off, Edwards (2 minutes, 34 seconds), Enterprise (OV-101), lake bed Runway 17.

1977 October 26 - . Launch Site: Edwards. LV Family: Shuttle. Launch Vehicle: Shuttle.
  • Enterprise flight 8 - . Call Sign: Enterprise. Crew: Fullerton; Haise. Nation: USA. Related Persons: Fullerton; Haise. Program: STS. Class: Manned. Type: Manned spaceplane. Spacecraft: Enterprise. Summary: Fifth free flight, ALT, final tail cone off, Edwards (2 minutes, 1 second), Enterprise (OV-101), concrete Runway 04.

1977 November 15 - . Launch Site: Edwards. LV Family: Shuttle. Launch Vehicle: Shuttle.
  • First ferry flight test, Edwards - . Nation: USA. Program: STS. Class: Manned. Type: Manned spaceplane. Spacecraft: Enterprise. Summary: First ferry flight test, Edwards (3 hours, 21 minutes), Enterprise (OV-101).

1977 November 16 - . Launch Site: Edwards. LV Family: Shuttle. Launch Vehicle: Shuttle.
  • Second ferry flight test, Edwards - . Nation: USA. Program: STS. Class: Manned. Type: Manned spaceplane. Spacecraft: Enterprise. Summary: Second ferry flight test, Edwards (4 hours, 17 minutes), Enterprise (OV-101).

1977 November 17 - . Launch Site: Edwards. LV Family: Shuttle. Launch Vehicle: Shuttle.
  • Third ferry flight test, Edwards - . Nation: USA. Program: STS. Class: Manned. Type: Manned spaceplane. Spacecraft: Enterprise. Summary: Third ferry flight test, Edwards (4 hours, 13 minutes), Enterprise (OV-101).

1977 November 18 - . Launch Site: Edwards. LV Family: Shuttle. Launch Vehicle: Shuttle.
  • Fourth ferry flight test, Edwards - . Nation: USA. Program: STS. Class: Manned. Type: Manned spaceplane. Spacecraft: Enterprise. Summary: Fourth ferry flight test, Edwards (3 hours, 37 minutes), Enterprise (OV-101).

1977 December 9 - . Launch Site: Edwards. LV Family: Shuttle. Launch Vehicle: Shuttle.
  • Complete approach and landing flight tests - . Nation: USA. Program: STS. Class: Manned. Type: Manned spaceplane. Spacecraft: Enterprise. Summary: Complete approach and landing flight tests, including ferry flights, Enterprise (OV-101).

1978 March 10 - . Launch Site: Edwards.
  • Ferry Enterprise from Edwards to Texas. - . Nation: USA. Program: STS. Class: Manned. Type: Manned spaceplane. Spacecraft: Enterprise. Summary: Ferry Enterprise (OV-101) atop shuttle carrier aircraft from Edwards to Ellington Air Force Base, Texas (approximately 3 hours, 38 min).

1979 March 8 - . Launch Site: Edwards.
  • Columbia (OV-102) transported overland to Edwards. - . Nation: USA. Program: STS. Class: Manned. Type: Manned spaceplane. Spacecraft: Columbia. Summary: Columbia (OV-102) transported overland from Palmdale to Edwards (38 miles).

1979 August 16 - . Launch Site: Edwards.
  • Ferry flight, Vandenberg AFB to Edwards - . Nation: USA. Program: STS. Class: Manned. Type: Manned spaceplane. Spacecraft: Enterprise. Summary: Ferry flight, shuttle carrier aircraft/Enterprise (OV-101), Vandenberg AFB to Edwards (1 hour, 10 minutes).

1979 August 23 - . Launch Site: Edwards.
  • Enterprise / shuttle carrier demate, Edwards - . Nation: USA. Program: STS. Class: Manned. Type: Manned spaceplane. Spacecraft: Enterprise. Summary: Enterprise (OV-101)/ shuttle carrier demate, Edwards.

1998 March 12 - . Launch Site: Edwards.
  • X-38 V-131 Flight 1 - . Nation: USA. Program: ISS. Spacecraft: X-38. Summary: After dropping away from its B-52 mothership, the X-38 deployed a ram-air parafoil, and maneuvered to a precise landing on the Edwards Air Force Base bombing range..

1999 March 5 - . Launch Site: Edwards.
  • X-38 V-132 Flight 1 - . Nation: USA. Program: ISS. Class: Manned. Type: Manned spaceplane. Spacecraft: X-38. X-38 atmospheric test vehicle V-132 was dropped from carrier plane NB-52 # 8 at 16:17 GMT. The V-132 subscale version of the X-38 successfully deployed its parafoil and glided to a landing on the lakebed after a 9 minute flight. V-132 tested the rudders and flaps; the simpler V-131, which made two drop tests earlier, tested the parafoil control system.

2000 November 2 - . Launch Site: Edwards.
  • X-38 V-131R drop-tested over Edwards AFB. - . Nation: USA. Program: ISS. Spacecraft: X-38. Summary: The first space flight by X-38 vehicle V-201 was scheduled for 2002 at the time of this test; later ISS budget cutbacks would impact this plan..

2010 May 26 - . 10:10 GMT - . Launch Site: Edwards. Launch Complex: Edwards TL1. Launch Vehicle: X-51A. LV Configuration: X-51A 1.
  • - . Nation: USA. Apogee: 19 km (11 mi).

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