Suborbital Spaceflights

X-15

Flight No. 87

USA

Launch and landing data

Launch date:  27.06.1963
Launch time:  17:56 UTC (from B-52)
Altitude:  86.9 km
Landing date:  27.06.1963
Landing time:  ??:?? UTC
max. speed:  5.511 km/h

Crew

No.   Surname Given names Position Duration
1  Rushworth  Robert Aitken  Pilot 10m 28,1sec 

Crew seating arrangement

1  Rushworth

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.