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X-15 Pilot : Stock Photo
The pilot of a North American X-15 rocket plane climbs into the cockpit, circa 1960. X-15 pilots were awarded astronaut status by the USAF, since the aircraft reached altitudes of over 80 km. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

X-15 Pilot

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Hulton Archive
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The pilot of a North American X-15 rocket plane climbs into the cockpit, circa 1960. X-15 pilots were awarded astronaut status by the USAF, since the aircraft reached altitudes of over 80 km. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
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