Flashback Friday: Supersonic Cowboy Joe

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Title: Pilot Joe Walker and the X-1A.

Original Caption: Cowboy Joe (NACA High-Speed Flight Station test pilot Joseph Walker) and his steed (Bell Aircraft Corporation X-1A). A happy Joe was photographed in 1954 at Edwards, California.

Created By: NASA/ Dryden Flight Research Center. (11/30/1954 – ).

From: The NASA on the Commons Flickr Photostream.

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