NASA and the Air Force flew the North American X-15 rocket plane to the edge of space years before the first spacecraft orbited the Earth. Michelle Evans, author of The X-15 Rocket Plane: Flying the First Wings into Space, tells an incredible story based on her interviews with the people involved in the X-15 program of the 1950s and 1960s. Get to know the X-15 pilots and the remarkable, 10-year flight program that has yet to equal in its scope and daring.
Audience Q&A will follow the talk & book signing at 3:00 PM.
FREE with Museum admission.