Gravesite of Scott Crossfield
Scott Crossfield
(Albert Scott Crossfield)
and wife Alice Virginia Crossfield
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington, Virginia

Scott Crossfield in front of an X-15.
He was the first person to fly faster than Mach 2.

Scott Crossfield symbolically hands over the keys to an X-15 to
another test pilot who also flew the X-15, and later made one
giant leap for mankind: Neil Armstrong.

Scott Crossfield's autobiography is highly recommended by the staff
of It should be widely available at used book sites
on the Web. Try Alibris, Biblio, AddAll, etc.

These two websites have excellent articles about Scott Crossfield:

Scott Crossfield - University of Washington Magazine

Scott Crossfield - Aviation Geeks Website