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B-52B carries the X-43A

X-43A/Pegasus booster rocket launch

Movie Number   EM-0015-14
Movie Date   November 16, 2004
Formats   160x120 QuickTime Movie (2.6 Mb)
480x320 QuickTime Movie (7.3 Mb)
640x480 QuickTime Movie (12 Mb)
X-43A Still photos of this aircraft are available in several resolutions at

This 63 second movie shows the X-43A drop from the B-52B mothership and ignition of its Pegasus booster rocket during its record setting Mach 10 flight.

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