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  • Description

    Item title reads - Rocket for RAF. (Royal Air Force).

    Feltwell, Norfolk.

    M/S of the Thor rockets, C/U as camera pans up one. Various shots as rockets are uncovered. M/S of American officers watching. C/U Group Captain Frank Willan. C/U sign 'Pad 1 positively no admittance', with base behind. M/S airman walking with guard dog. M/S as officers stand to attention. C/U man's face, camera pans down to his identity tag. Various shots of the air base. M/S of the bottom of the rocket. M/S of caravan control room on the site. M/S launch control officer and consult operator master navigator Brown checking his instrument panel. M/S liquid oxygen flowing through pipes during the fuelling of a Thor, and M/S of rocket in its launching position being fuelled. C/U launch control officer Flight Lieutenant Ken Hunter seated at his control panel and speaking over the phone. C/U hand on firing key. M/S rocket motors starting up. Various shots of it blasting into space.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/02/1960
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    52374
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1666.11
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:13:00 / 01:16:49:00
    Canister:
    60/14
    Sort Number:
    60/014
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    Temporary Workspaces: 7.8.2010 18:00 Thor 1
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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