October 17, 1961 in History
Event:
NASA civilian pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 to 33,100 m



Related Topics:
civilian
Joseph
NASA
pilot
Takes
Walker
X-15

Related Year:
1961

Related Events:
October 17


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