• Short Summary

    United States Air Force meteorologists send instruments aloft in balloons to study the weather.

  • Description

    United States of America (USA).

    GV. Filling weather balloon with hydrogen gas (title super over) GV. Scientist holding nozzle in foreground of camera filling up big balloon. CU. Balloon nozzle end. CU. Man controlling the pressure. SCU. Man pressing tube to balloon in protective mask. SCU. Vehicle coming towards camera. CU. Connecting instruments up to cable. CU. Two meteorologists looking. SCU. trailer with balloon in air and men around it with protective masks on, ready for releasing. CU. Man giving signal to release balloon. CU. Balloon being released SCU. Balloon floating up to sky. CU. Instruments leaving ground. LV. Balloon in air.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    565.18
    Media URN:
    31441
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/01/1956
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:32:00 / 01:21:10:00
    Canister:
    56/7

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