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The X-15 Rocket Plane, Flying the First Wings Into Space

December 17, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

With the Soviet Union\’s launch of the first Sputnik satellite in 1957, the Cold War soared to new heights as Americans feared losing the race into space. The X-15 Rocket Plane, Flying the first Wings into Space tells the enthralling, yet little-known story of the hypersonic X-15, the winged rocket ship that met the challenge and opened the way into human controlled spaceflight.



December 17, 2016
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Palm Springs Air Museum
745 North Gene Autry Trail
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States
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