gusgrissom: “Mike Adams’ brother, George, said…


Mike Adams’ brother, George, said, ‘He had a good sense of humor. He just didn’t expose it unless you brought it out in him.’ This was exemplified in another photo from his days at Edwards. During the rainy season, when no X-15 flights were scheduled because of the wet lakebeds, Mike had an image snapped of him standing on the rain-soaked dirt, holding his pressure suit helmet–and an umbrella.”

-Michelle Evans, The X-15 Rocket Plane: Flying the First Wings Into Space (2013)