• Short Summary

    A FULLY-ASSEMBLED FOUR-STAGE NASA SCOUT ROCKET VEHICLE AND ITS SPECIAL TRAILER ARE LOADED ABOARD A C-155 TRANSPORT FOR A FLIGHT FROM THE WALLOPS STATION ON VIRGINIA'S EASTERN SHORE TO LANGLEY AIR FORCE BASE, HAMPTON, VA.

  • Description

    A FULLY-ASSEMBLED FOUR-STAGE NASA SCOUT ROCKET VEHICLE AND ITS SPECIAL TRAILER ARE LOADED ABOARD A C-155 TRANSPORT FOR A FLIGHT FROM THE WALLOPS STATION ON VIRGINIA'S EASTERN SHORE TO LANGLEY AIR FORCE BASE, HAMPTON, VA.

    IT WAS THE FIRST TIME THAT A COMPLETELY ASSEMBLED SCOUT HAD BEEN TRANSPORTED BY AIR.

    PURPOSE WAS TO TEST PROCEDURES BEING CONSIDERED FOR FURTHER IMPROVING THE EFFICIENCY AND RELIABILITY OF NASA LAUNCH OPERATIONS. THE 72-FOOT SCOUT AND ITS 80-FOOT TRAILER WEIGHED A TOTAL OF 70,000 POUNDS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA92RFMJX3GBPJ9DBA8O7PN26TN
    Media URN:
    VLVA92RFMJX3GBPJ9DBA8O7PN26TN
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/05/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:07:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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