X-15

The X-15 Ejection Seat: Bailing Out at Hypersonic Speed

The X-15 Ejection Seat: Bailing Out at Hypersonic Speed

The X-15 The X-15 experimental space plane was on the cutting edge of hypersonic aerodynamics, and its winged reentry from… Read More

3 months ago

Here’s how much Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin earned for their moonwalk on the Apollo 11 Mission

How much money did Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin earn for their moonwalk on the Apollo 11 mission? Did they… Read More

2 years ago

Faster than the X-15: the never told story of the Lockheed X 24C L-301, the Mach 8 hypersonic test aircraft that never was

The Lockheed L-301, also called the X-24C, though this designation was never officially assigned, was an experimental hypersonic aircraft project.… Read More

3 years ago

The story of Neil Armstrong’s X-15 Test Flight that Bounced Off the Atmosphere

Neil Armstrong inadvertently pulled too high an angle of attack during pullout. The X-15 flight path took a bounce in… Read More

3 years ago

Bailing Out at Hypersonic Speed: the X-15 Ejection Seat

Because of its hypersonic speed and extreme altitude performance, the X-15 required one of the most complex ejection seats ever… Read More

5 years ago

USAF assists Hollywood during making of “First Man”

First Man stars Ryan Gosling as Neil Armstrong and is a personal look at his life and struggles in the… Read More

5 years ago

XB-70 Vs X-15: INTERESTING IMAGE SHOWS THE LARGEST AND THE FASTEST MANNED RESEARCH AIRCRAFT EVER CONCEIVED PARKED SIDE BY SIDE

The X-15 was a research airplane in the purest sense, whereas the XB-70 was an experimental bomber intended for production… Read More

7 years ago

INTERESTING PHOTO SHOWS X-15 HYPERSONIC ROCKET-POWERED AIRCRAFT UPSIDE DOWN AFTER AN EMERGENCY LANDING

Jack McKay, the X-15 pilot for that flight, retired from NASA because of his injuries, while the aircraft returned to… Read More

7 years ago