• Short Summary

    John Stapp travels at 421 m.p.h. in a rocket powered sled making tests for pilots.

  • Description

    New Mexico.

    SV & CU Lieutenant Colonel John Stapp being strapped into the land sled. SV rockets being readied. GV 3,500 feet long runway. SV sled at end of runway. CU John Stapp ready for run. LV pan, sled making its run - cloud of water shoots up as sled is slowed down. CU Stapp's reaction as the rocket starts off. SV pan, rocket slowing down. SCU Lieutenant Colonel John Stapp.

    (F.G.) (Orig.D.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    166.29
    Media URN:
    29500
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/06/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:27:00 / 01:42:10:00
    Canister:
    54/45

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