A pilot risks his life in the final test flight of the X-15 rocket-powered plane.
1961, 25 mins
Producer - Correspondent
North American Aviation
U.S. Air Force
"It would be hard to beat the the thrill of watching test pilot Scott Crossfield actually zoom off into space and return the first space rocket ship successfully to Earth"New York Journal-American
"So much more courage than the wildest and wooliest shooter"Bob Considine, New York Journal-American
"Dramatic and fascinating story of the trail-blazing craft and the smiling man at the controls"