• Short Summary

    Americans testing their new Thor rocket.

  • Description

    United States of America (USA).

    Title reads 'Super Space Lift - Spectacular Test of New Booster'.

    Various shots of the heavily wrapped Thor rocket leaving hangar at Santa Monica, California. Various hots of the Thor rocket being prepared and taken out to pad to start tests at Vandenburg Air Force Base. Various shots of the rocket being positioned on pad. LS. Rocket on pad. Good close shots of the smoke and flames coming out of the base of the rocket on takeoff. Unique shot from base of rocket as it leaves the pad. The leads and pipes drop away from side of it. MLS. Rocket taking off from pad, tilt with rocket. LS. Air to air shot of rocket starting its flight.

    (Comb.F.G.)

    Cataloguers Note: Spelling variations - Vandenburg or Vandenberg. Date found in the old record - 09/05/1963.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2653.02
    Media URN:
    78927
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1963
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:07:00 / 01:02:43:00
    Canister:
    UN 3744 F

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