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Designed to fly one and a half miles per second and climb to 400,000 feet--or 76 miles
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Dean, Gordon
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated February 25, 1964 reads, "North American Aviation's new X-15A-2 rocket research plane, foreground, unveiled at Edwards Air Force Base."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
North American Aviation
NASA Dryden Flight Research Center
United States.--Air Force
Rockets (Aeronautics)--California--Edwards Air Force Base
Men--California--Edwards Air Force Base
Women--California--Edwards Air Force Base
Air bases--United States
Air shows--California--Edwards Air Force Base
Edwards Air Force Base (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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