First high powered flight of X-15 using high thrust XLR-99 engine number 2-10-21. Take off of B-52 Stratofortress with rocket powered aircraft X-15 under wing. The flight is piloted by Albert Scott Crossfield. B-52 Stratofortress with X-15 taxis and takes off. Smoky trail left by B-52. United States insignia on B-52. X-15 attached under right wing of B-52. B-52 Stratofortress with X-15 in flight. A look of X-15 attached with B-52. B-52 with X-15 in flight at a distance. A tail of X-15. Smoky trail left by X-15. X-15 detaches from B-52. X-15 soars upward at high speed.
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