• Short Summary

    Supersonic testing at Muroc Dry Lake (Edwards Air Force Base) pushed a land-bound sled in testing that led to the modern ejection seat

  • Description

    USA: California: Edwards Air Force Base (Muroc Dry Lake):
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    ROCKETS Rocket-Propelled Sledge travelling faster than sound in U.S.A. Run reaches 1000 miles per hour. Camera aboard sledge - takes place on Muroc Dry Lake

    SLEDGE Rocket sledge reaches 1000 miles per hour in Musoc Dry lake, U.S.A.

    Science and Technology; Aviation

    California, Vignoles rail, rocket sled, land speed record, instrumentation test, cruise missile development, experiment, experimentation, braking system, brake, sound barrier, Muroc Army Airfield, Muroc Air Force Base
    Background: Supersonic testing at Muroc Dry Lake (Edwards Air Force Base) pushed a land-bound sled in testing that led to the modern ejection seat

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABERDKQWQ49OL8D9BP7IHDAPF2
    Media URN:
    VLVABERDKQWQ49OL8D9BP7IHDAPF2
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/01/1948
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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