• Short Summary

    Test pilot Scott Crossfield flies X15 rocket in flight over Mojave Desert, California.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    American newsreel item.

    Drama of X15's free flight, United States of America (USA).

    CU Scott Crossfield (test pilot, potential astronaut). LS B52 bomber carrying X15 rocket under wings taking off (Crossfield is aboard rocket). Air to air shot showing X15 under wing of B52. Air to Air shot of X15 leaving B.52 and of it flying independent. Air to air shot of control plane following X15 rocket. CU people looking through binoculars. Air to air shot of X15. LS newsreel cameraman. LS X15 gliding down over California's Mojave Desert.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2732.22
    Media URN:
    80473
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1950 - 1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:57:00 / 01:44:11:00
    Canister:
    UN 3240 J

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