The X-15 Rocketplane

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Event Info

  • Dates: October 29, 2022
  • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
  • Price: FREE with Museum admission.
  • Website: Event Link

NASA and the Air Force flew the North American X-15 rocket plane to the edge of space years before the first spacecraft orbited the Earth. Michelle Evans, author of The X-15 Rocket Plane: Flying the First Wings into Space, tells an incredible story based on her interviews with the people involved in the X-15 program of the 1950s and 1960s. Get to know the X-15 pilots and the remarkable, 10-year flight program that has yet to equal in its scope and daring.

Audience Q&A will follow the talk & book signing at 3:00 PM.