• Short Summary

    A movie camera attached to a supersonic rocket reveals which wing shape works best.

  • Description

    U.S. ROCKETS AND WING DESIGN.

    United States of America.

    SV. Technicians working on supersonic rocket. SCU. Interior of rocket. SCU. Rocket being readied. LV. Rocket ready for lurching. CU. Hand pressing button. SV. Rocket taking off. CU. Rocket in flight showing flapping wing. SV. Next rocket away. SV. In flight, rocket wing disintegrates. LV. Rocket being fired. SV. In flight, wing steady.

    (F.G.) (Orig.H.)

    Note: movie cameras are fitted to the rocket. The camera reveals how particular wing shapes react in the air.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    136.21
    Media URN:
    29122
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    18/01/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:15:00 / 01:37:00:00
    Canister:
    54/6

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