Early Space Flight Research Missions: Project Excelsior; Project Manhigh; and the North American X-15; Approximately Twenty-two Images
Early Space Flight Research Missions: Project Excelsior; Project Manhigh; and the North American X-15; Approximately Twenty-two Images, 1954-1962. Including two images of John Paul Stapp on the Holloman high-speed sled, December 10, 1954; two photographs of Joseph Kittinger with the Excelsior pod taken on June 2, 1957; and a photograph of Kittinger receiving medical care on the ground after the landing; two images of David Simons's Project Manhigh II jump on August 19-20, 1957; and three photographs of the gondola on tour in Europe in 1960; two photographs of Scott Crossfield in the cockpit of the North American X-15, and on the runway taken on November 15, 1960 after his successful first powered flight of the XLR-99 engine; ten NASA photographs of various North American X-15 aircraft; [and] a NASA photograph of President John F. Kennedy examining the Collier Trophy after having presented it to X-15 test pilots Scott Crossfield, Robert White, Joseph Walker, and Forrest Peterson at the White House, July 18, 1962.
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