• Short Summary

    Atlas-Centaur rocket explodes on launch pad at Cape Kennedy.

  • Description

    Title reads: "£3M Rocket Explodes".

    Cape Kennedy, United States of America (USA).

    Atlas-Centaur rocket explodes. L/S the Atlas rocket on launch pad. Nearer shot ditto. L/S at dawn of the Atlas ready for launching. The rocket launches and lifts a few feet off the ground but then drops back and explodes. The explosion ends and all that can be see is flames and bellowing black smoke.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1796.10
    Media URN:
    55331
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    11/03/1965
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:33:00 / 01:14:22:00
    Canister:
    65/21

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