John B. McKay

John B. McKay

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Nationality American

Date Of Birth 1922-12-08

Deceased 1975-04-27

Status Deceased

Type Government

Astronaut Biography

John Barron McKay was an American naval officer, World War II pilot, aeronautical engineer, test pilot, and astronaut. He flew the X-15 experimental spaceplane to over 50 miles in altitude on Flight 150.

John B. McKay's Launches

X-15 | Flight 150

United States Air Force
Air launch to Suborbital flight
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