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- The World's Fastest Manned Aircraft
- Achieved a Speed of Mach 6.7
- Authentic NASA Graphics
- Provided Valuable Research Data for Future NASA Apollo Programs
Described by those who flew it as the ‘Ultimate flying machine', the North American X-15 rocket powered hypersonic research aircraft has the distinction of being the fastest manned aircraft in the history of aviation, attaining a speed of Mach 6.7. Launched from under the wing of a B-52 bomber, the X-15 provided significant research data for the NASA space programs which followed.