Crewmen, technicians and engineers work on X-15 at Edwards Air Force Base in United States.
United States USA Date:1959, July 16 Duration:59 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Mating of rocket powered aircraft X-15 with B-52 Stratofortress. A crewman kneels down and works on top of X-15. Crewman stands and works. He closes the canopy of X-15 cockpit. Three men near X-15. One has a check list of North American Aviation in his hand. A group of engineers or technicians gathers around an unidentified object on ground. Canopy is opened by one of the technician. Tail assembly shows some of the controls. One of the crewmen stands by the nose of X-15. X-15 nose wheel sits on hoist. X-15 nose wheel sitting on hoist as one of the inspectors gets up and walks out. A nose wheel after being raised but still sits on the hoist before hoist is lowered. A tail gear of X-15 sits on hoist and men work around it.
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