Neil Armstrong with the North American X-15

Neil Armstrong with the North American X-15
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Among the 12 who piloted the X-15s were future Apollo 11 commander Neil Armstrong (shown here) and Space Shuttle astronaut Joe Engle. Eight pilots flew higher than 80 kilometers (50 miles) above the Earth and were thus awarded astronaut wings.

Created:

1960

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GPN-2000-000121

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NASA Dryden Flight Research Center

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NASA

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