X-15 mated with B-52 at Edwards Air Force Base in United States.
United States USA Date:1959, July 16 Duration:4 min 23 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Mating of rocket powered aircraft X-15 with B-52 Stratofortress. Inboard and outboard engine on right wing of B-52 with part of the X-15 nose extended out beyond the inboard engine. X-15 under B-52 wing up on jacks as the support crew works at various places on X-15. One of the support crew man works on the camera mount on side of B-52. General area of crew men work around X-15 and one man installs camera mount. Support crew stands and works on X-15 around the cockpit. Three crew men work on cockpit of X-15. X-15 sits on jacks under B-52. Crew men stand and work on both sides of X-15. X-15 nose gear above auxiliary jack shows the distance between the two. X-15 mated with B-52 wing, with one work stand on each side of X-15. X-15 mated to the B-52. Two men work on the nose wheel gear. A van with aero vane on top of it. The right side of B-52 wing is mated with X-15. The view of B-52 attached with X-15.
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