• Short Summary

    A solid rocket more than 22 feet in diameter and 80 feet long, the largest ever built, was test fired in Dade Country, Florida, on Saturday (September 25th).

  • Description


    PRESS SITE ACTIVITY
    57 ft


    FIRING AND FLAME
    133 ft


    SMOKE CLOUD
    153 ft



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    EDITORS: SEE ATTACHED BACKGROUND INFORMATION. A RELEASE ON PRE-TEST ACTIVITIES WAS MADE THROUGH CBS WASHINGTON ON SEPTEMBER 22. MATERIAL IN THAT RELEASE IS INTENDED FOR USE WITH THIS TEST FOOTAGE.
    NOTE: 153 ft., 16mm B&W dupe negative handed out to CBS Washington for servicing television pool. Original 16mm Ektachrome handed out to Hearst Metrotone New in New York Fro service to Theatrical pool. Any pool member desiring colour prints should contact Hearst Metrotone News, NYC.

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A solid rocket more than 22 feet in diameter and 80 feet long, the largest ever built, was test fired in Dade Country, Florida, on Saturday (September 25th). The motor's flame shot 1200 feet into the air and was visible throughout the Miami area.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3RJ0G2MPLYP24RVWMBJF8N8UQ
    Media URN:
    VLVA3RJ0G2MPLYP24RVWMBJF8N8UQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/09/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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