Suborbital Spaceflights

X-15

Flight No. 197

USA

Launch and landing data

Launch date:  21.08.1968
Launch time:  17:05 UTC (from B-52)
Altitude:  81,5 km
Landing date:  21.08.1968
Landing time:  17:14 UTC
max. speed:  5.540 km/h

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Crew

No.   Surname Given names Position Duration
1  Dana  William Harvey "Bill"  Pilot 9m 23,0sec 

Crew seating arrangement

1  Dana

Flight

All X-15 pilots who reached an altitude of more than 80 kilometers or 50 miles earned the astronaut wings.

Drawings


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Last update on April 21, 2008.