Launched from a B-52 at 45,000 feet a US rocket plane reaches nearly 25 miles out into space.
Edwards Air Force Base, California, USA. Cut story with American commentary.
LS as B-52 takes off carrying the X-15 rocket plane. Air to air shots as the rocket plane parts from the B-52. Air to air, of the X-15 rocket streaking through the sky. Shots taken from the X-15 as it soars through sky. LS as the X-15 lands. MS of the pilot Major Bob White in cockpit and walking away from plane.