First flight of X-15 at Edwards Air Force Base in California. B-52 Stratofortress with X-15 in flight. Insignia of United States. X-15 attached under the right wing of B-52. Rear of X-15 with XLR-99 engine. Dyed water is released from X-15 Jettison line to check the spray pattern. Dyed water flows out of X-15 Jettison line. B-52 and three escort chase planes form contrails at high altitude. B-52 carrier aircraft with X-15. F-100 Super Sabre chase plane fly below and to the right of aircraft. Dyed water emits from Jettison line of X-15 under wing of B-52. X-15 under right view of B-52. B-52 right wing engine pod in the foreground. B-52 with X-15 flies at high altitude and contrails from behind the plane. B-52 banks left and right and then leaves out. X-15 under right wing of B-52 aircraft. F-100 chase plane fly below and alongside the aircraft. Landing gear extended on B-52. A terrain is visible. X-15 under right wing of B-52 carrier aircraft with landing skids extended. B-52 with X-15 under right wing descends. F-100 chase plane fly above and to the right of aircraft towards the runway at Edwards Air Force Base. B-52 with X-15 makes a final approach and lands on Edwards Air Force Base. B-52 with X-15 lands and taxis. Aircraft deploys drag chute.
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