X-15 | Flight 197

X-15 | Flight 197

Edwards Air Force Base
Air launch to Suborbital flight

T?

--

Days

:

--

Hours

:

--

Mins

:

--

Secs

Date Loading...
Trajectory

United States Air Force

Website

Flight 197

Flight 197 of the North American X-15 was a test flight conducted by NASA and the US Air Force in 1968. Piloted by William H. Dana it reached an altitude of 81.4 km.

info More Information

X-15-1


Serial 56-6670

Launch Crew Count 1

Status Retired

Landing Time 1968-08-21T17:14:00+0000


Wiki

Crew

William H. Dana

Pilot

Nationality American

Date Of Birth 1930-11-03

Deceased 2014-05-06

Status Deceased

Type Government


North American X-15


Height 15.47 Meters

Max Stages 1

Mass To GTO 0 kg

Liftoff Thrust 286 kN

Diameter 6.61 Meters

Mass To LEO 0 kg

Liftoff Mass 15195 Tonnes


Launch Success 12

Consecutive Success 1

Maiden Flight 1959-06-08

Launch Failures 1


Wiki

Programs

X-15

Experimental hypersonic rocket-powered aircraft.

See More News