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This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

One-half left front view of the first North American X-15 #1 (s/n 56-6670), on the ground in left background. Pilot Albert Scott "Scotty" Crossfield poses in his David Clark MC-2 pressure suit and holds his helmet under his arm, at right foreground. Photo taken at the North American Aviation plant, Los Angeles, California, October 1958.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Air pilots
  • Aeronautics
  • Airplanes

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National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560



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