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"Boom and Zoom: The History of the NF-104A AST"
by
John Terry White
http://hydrogen-peroxide.us/uses-biprop-combustion/AIAA-2005_3537_Boom_and_Zoom_History_of_NF-104A%2...

It's apparent the J Terry White is defending ? vs Chuck Yeager

"The roll rockets were designed for a maximum thrust of 40 pounds and the pitch and yaw rockets for a maximum thrust of 113 lbs, at an altitude of 200,000 feet."

Jarvis, Calvin R.; Lock, Wilton P. (1965). Operational Experience With the X-15 Reaction Control and Reaction Augmentation Systems. NASA. OCLC 703664750. TN D-2864.
http://www.nasa.gov/centers/dryden/pdf/87709main_H-364.pdf
http:// bobholland.com/me/xlr99_files/x15-2.pdf
http://books.google.com/books/about/Operational_Experience_with_the_X_15_Rea.html?id=FgDsX6fnSV0C

Simulated Spaceflight with the Iron Cross - YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oX2klnOeHjg
This would make a great carnival ride. At least if you can't have this:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pAzFSr52f68

"(he [Armstong] noted the speed, range, and altitude covered by the LM during its descent was similar to that of an X-15 flight).1" Digital Apollo: Human and Machine in Spaceflight - David A. Mindell - Google Books

https://books.google.com/books?id=gXYItzQARVoC&pg=PA181&lpg=PA181&dq=%22speed,+range,+an...

One thing I like about the X-15 is that it's a 10 minute flight -15