Suborbital Spaceflights

X-15

Flight No. 153

USA

Launch and landing data

Launch date:  14.10.1965
Launch time:  20:47 UTC (from B-52)
Altitude:  81.2 km
Landing date:  14.10.1965
Landing time:  20:56 UTC
max. speed:  5.718 km/h

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Crew

No.   Surname Given names Position Duration
1  Engle  Joe Henry  Pilot 9m 18,1sec 

Crew seating arrangement

1  Engle

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.