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B-52B carries the X-43A

B-52B takeoff with X-43A

Movie Number   EM-0015-13
Movie Date   November 16, 2004
Formats   160x120 QuickTime Movie (1.6 Mb)
480x320 QuickTime Movie (4.6 Mb)
640x480 QuickTime Movie (7.5 Mb)
X-43A Still photos of this aircraft are available in several resolutions at

This 40 second movie shows the B-52B takeoff carrying the X-43A as it travels to a site over the Pacific Ocean for its record setting Mach 10 flight.

Keywords   X-43A, third flight, B-52 mothership, Hyper-X, captive carry flight, Vehicle #3, hypersonic research vehicle
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