• Short Summary

    French rocket 'Veronique' takes off from Sahara Desert.

  • Description

    Titles read: "SAHARA - FRENCH ENTER ROCKET FIELD".

    Sahara Desert.

    Various shots of the French rocket 'Veronique' on the launching pad at the testing grounds.
    Men work on preparations on the 'trellis work' around the rocket and the nose cone. Men in protective clothing fill the fuel tank of the rocket with a pipe.

    The supporting 'trellis work' is removed. Men make calculations. L/S of the rocket ready for takeoff. The blast begins and the rocket leaves the ground. L/S of the rocket soaring up into space.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1573.02
    Media URN:
    50288
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/03/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:52:00 / 01:02:53:00
    Canister:
    59/22

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