• Short Summary

    An ATLAS Intercontinental Ballistic Missile was test fired at 11:00 P.M. EST, 17 November 1958,?

  • Description

    (a).
    Technicians working around Gantry.


    (b).
    CU emphasizing the Rocket Exhaust and the action of the restraining arms which hold the missile on the stand until maximum thrust is built up.


    (c).
    ATLAS launch. (Different views.)


    (d).
    ATLAS in flight.




    Initials


    NOTE TO EDITORS: Handed out in Washington to NBC-TV for servicing both television and theatrical pool members. Original fine grain to be forwarded to Army Pictorial Center, 35-11 35th Avenue, Long Island City 1, New York, within 48 hours.

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: An ATLAS Intercontinental Ballistic Missile was test fired at 11:00 P.M. EST, 17 November 1958, at the Atlantic Missile Range, Caps Canaveral, Florida.

    This was another in a series of research and development flight tests using both boosters, sustainer and vernier engines.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1MDSMLUB3OBBYWAO6HX94JT2C
    Media URN:
    VLVA1MDSMLUB3OBBYWAO6HX94JT2C
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/11/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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