- 1 hr 47 min
"X-15" is a film from 1961. The X-15 program is currently working with a trio of test pilots, one of whom is a civilian. These men test a new high speed aeronautical program being headed by the United States Air Force. as the men prepare for a planned launch within the rocket plane, they share their emotional and physical turmoil with their loved ones. Tests repeatedly snarl the plan, including an engine-based explosion that hit the plane and its pilot. However, the X-15 sets new piloted aircraft records for speed and altitude, inspiring confidence to try an outer space launch.