Scott Crossfield interviewed and NB-52A Stratofortress with X-15 in flight.
United States USA Date:1961, September 15 Duration:2 min 39 sec Sound:Yes
The end of annual report of X-15. Scott Crossfield seated on a table interviewed by press personnel. Press personnel seated on chairs. He is questioned about first flight of X-15 with XLR-99 engine. Scott Crossfield answers the question. NB-52A Stratofortress with X-15 in flight. NB-52A shows rear of X-15 with XLR-99 engine and vapor coming from engine. X-15 under wing of NB-52A in flight to right the large contrail and vapor coming out from rear of ZX-15. NB-52A contrails and X-15 in flight. Spectators look up in the sky. X-15 released from NB-52A and in flight. NB-52A contrails and chase planes with contrails of the X-15 leaving NB-52A and streaking ahead. Onboard X-15 to tail and rudder surface of aircraft in flight shows speed brakes opened out and aircraft goes into turn toward end of scene. 'The End' title is superimposed over the picture.
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