North American X-15

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Country : USA
In Use: False
Capability: Experimental aircraft used for Aircraft and Spacecraft design.
Maiden Flight: 1959-06-08
Human Rated: True
Crew Capacity: 1
Agency: North American Aviation
Agency description: North American Aviation (NAA) was a major American aerospace manufacturer, responsible for a number of historic aircraft, including the T-6 Texan trainer, the P-51 Mustang fighter, the B-25 Mitchell bomber, the F-86 Sabre jet fighter, the X-15 rocket plane, and the XB-70, as well as Apollo command and service module, the second stage of the Saturn V rocket, the Space Shuttle orbiter and the B-1 Lancer.
Agency founded: 1928
Type of Agency: Government
Agency admninistrator: Administrator: Bill Nelson

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