Photograph of a preserved ASV-3 ASSET subscale spaceplane on display at the National Museum of the United States Air Force  in Dayton, Ohio.
Image is in the public domain.

In 1965 on this date, the US Air Force launched the last Aerodynamic/elastic Structural Systems Environmental Test (ASSET) test vehicle from the Eastern Test Range. This was a suborbital test of a small-scale spaceplane model to test reentry materials for the X-20 Dynasoar program.