Bell X-1 in Flight

Bell X-1 in Flight

The Bell X-1 was initially called the XS-1 for "experimental - supersonic." The designation was later simplified to X-1.  The X-1 program was the first of a series of "X" experimental manned and unmanned projects that continues to this day.

  • Created: 1947

  • C-1959-49476

  • Copyright/Owner: NASA
  • Source: NASA
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