Flight 197 - Space launch mission detailed information
Flight 197 197
21 AUG 1968
United States Air Force
Edwards Air Force Base
Flight 197 of the North American X-15 was a test flight conducted by NASA and the US Air Force in 1968. Piloted by William H. Dana it reached an altitude of 81.4 km.
North American X-15
The North American X-15 was a hypersonic rocket-powered aircraft operated by the United States Air Force and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration as part of the X-plane series of experimental aircraft.