The Legacy of Chuck Yeager, “The Right Stuff” who Broke the Sound Barrier

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Captain Chuck Yeager and the Bell X-1, 1947

Background

Yeager in an F-15, 1997

Yeager Hits Mach 1

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Bell X-1 at the Smithsonian Air & Space Museum

Post-WWII

Must Go Faster

Yeager Hits Mach 2

Q&A afterward

Chuck Yeager history

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