• Short Summary

    Launched from a B-52 at 45,000 feet a US rocket plane reaches nearly 25 miles out into space.

  • Description

    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.

    Comb. F.G.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2974.18
    Media URN:
    85379
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1960
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:00:00 / 01:30:47:00
    Canister:
    UN 3391 D

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