North American X-15A-2, 56-6671 / 240-2, National Museum of the United States Air Force
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Construction Number: 240-2
Code Number: 66671
Model North American X-15A-2
Photographer: Lawrence Safir
Date Taken: 24/07/2007
1 of only 3 X-15 aircraft, this one retired in Oct.69, the type conferred 'Astronaut' status on some pilots by reaching a height in excess of 50 miles at speeds of up to Mach 6.