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National Air and Space Museum  Search this
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YouTube Videos
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2016-11-15T01:38:40.000Z
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1,249
Video Title:
Pushing the Envelope of Hypersonic Flight
Description:
The quest to fly faster and higher has characterized the history of airplane development. Developed in the late 1950's, the X-15 still holds the record for top speed and highest altitude attained by an airplane. When it ended after 199 test flights, piloted by 12 different test pilots, the X-15 program had produced test data in the hypersonic flight regime that would be indispensable to the later design of the space shuttle.
Video Duration:
2 min 6 sec
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Education  Search this
Topic:
Aeronautics;Flight;Space Sciences  Search this
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