Lot 420: X-15

RR Auction

RR Auction

2015-11-30 14:51:35

Lot 420: Fascinating collection of early X-15 ephemera, primarily consisting of pamphlets, reports, and booklets, including: four issues of the NASA Flight Center X-Press newsletter, dated from 1956–1963 (two identical), and a pair of additional X-Press flyers; a 1962 technical report entitled "Technical Note D-1402: Operational Experience and Characteristics of the X-15 Flight Control System"; five 1963–1964 flight request documents for X-15 tests by Milton O. Thompson; typed 'pilot questionnaire' and 'flight comment' reports by Thompson; a carbon copy of an X-15 weight analysis document; four mimeographed NASA X-15 Research Planning Office memos from 1964; two glossy photos; a lobby card for the 1961 film X-15; and a report on exploratory flight tests published in 1981. In overall very good to fine condition, with toning to documents and tears to photos. RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 466 Wednesday, 9th December 2015 Estimate: $200-300
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