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    10/14/47

    10/14/47

    WASHINGTON, DC, UNITED STATES

    08.20.2009

    Courtesy Photo

    NASA

    A Bell XS-1 (tail no. 6062), piloted by USAF Capt. Chuck Yeager, exceeded the speed of sound in history's first supersonic flight. The NACA instrumented the aircraft and planned the flight, and would soon reach supersonic speeds in the second X-1 under its control. NASA Photo E60-6204

    NASA Identifier: 281736main_E60-6204A_full

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    IMAGE INFO

    Date Taken: 08.20.2009
    Date Posted: 10.19.2012 16:16
    Photo ID: 753758
    Resolution: 3000x2066
    Size: 384.23 KB
    Location: WASHINGTON, DC, US 

    Web Views: 37
    Downloads: 12

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