22 images. X-15 missile shot from B-52, 7 February 1959. Al White -- 40 years; P.C. Leir; Colonel Charles Brown; Scott Crossfield; Charles Feltz; Edward Cokeley; A.E. Higgins; Robert Wynn; Bill Berkowitz; Captain John E. Allavie; Captain Charles C. Bock.; Caption slip reads: "Photographer: Lou Mack. Date: 1959-02-06. Reporter: T T. Assignment: X-15. Rollei -- negs. Al White, 40, backup pilot for X-15 North American, shown in X-15 ejection seat. Al White in pressure suit for X-15 flight. Launch carrier for X-15 on B-52, showing cut in wing where X-15 will fit. Men working on launch".; Other caption slip reads: "Photographer: Mack. Date: 1959-02-06. Reporter: T.T. Assignment: X-15. Special instructions: Hold for release. 13/14, L to R: Scott Crossfield, X-15 Test Pilot; Charles Feltz, X-15's Chief Designer; & Edw. Cokeley, Flight test chief, Edwards AFB -- Month American Aviation. 7/8, L to R: Edw. Cokeley; Scott Crossfield & Charles Feltz -- inspect X-15 nose wheel. On Rollei film: Al White, 40, backup pilot for X-25, North American Aviation employee, shown in X-15 ejection seat. 21/11: Al White, 40, shown in Aluminized X-15 full pressure suit -- apparatus on right tests suit & also supplies fresh air into hot suit. 24: B-52 which holds X-15 starts to take off. 23: B-52 in flight with smoke trailing. 33/34, L to R: Bill Berkowitz, B-52 launch panel operator; Capt. John E. Allavie, B-52 co-pilot; & Capt. Charles C. Bock, 33, B-52 pilot. Note: X-15 Pylon under wing".; Caption slip continues: "Photographer: Mack. Date: 1959-02-06. Reporter: T.T. Assignment: X-15. Special instructions; Hold for release. 40/41, L to R: M/Sgt. A.E. Higgins, 41, B-52 flight chief; T/Sgt. Robert Wymm, B-52 crew chief; Bill Berkowitz, 26, of North American Aviation, B-52 launch panel operator; Capt. John E. Allavie, 34, B-52 co-pilot; & Capt. Charles C. Bock, 33, B-52 pilot. 71/72, L to R: Scott Crossfield, X-15 test pilot; Edward Cokeley, Chief of flight test, North American Aviation at Edwards AFB; & Charles Felts, Chief Designer of X-15. At X-15 in hangar at Edwards AFB.83/84: M/Sgt. P.C. Leier, inspector on B-52 Bomber, which will carry the X-15 aloft -- looks over X-15 Pylon. 16: Col. Charles Brown, of Edwards AFB, looks over pylon on B-52 which will carry X-15 aloft".