Rockets: how they work

United States, 1958

Film
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Uses animated drawings and models to show how rockets achieve motion, and compares rocket power with other types of motive power. Scenes at a rocket launching site show the count-down procedure and the take-off of a giant multistage rocket. Demonstrates the functioning of a rocket guidance system.

Credits

production company

Encyclopaedia Britannica Films

Language

English

Duration

00:14:31:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

28016

Subject categories

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Rockets (Aeronautics)

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Motion study

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Physics

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Power (Mechanics)

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Space flight

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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