NEW WINGS FAIL STUNTMAN - AIRPLANE POV Tommy Thompson tries out a pair of metal wings hoping to soar over Tacoma, Washington but is forced to fall back on his parachute after jumping out of a plane. Airplane passenger POV of the daring stunt and Tommy's plummet to earth.
NEW ROCKET PROBES SPACE SECRETS At testing grounds in Virginia, the Terrapin is unveiled--smaller than other rockets, only 15 feet long and 220 pounds. But it can soar to 80 miles at peak velocity of 3800 m.p.h. Simple to launch and cheap to build, it will gather cosmic data to speed the space satellite.
READY TO SOAR A series of shots of a two seater airplane, a young man getting into a glider plane wearing a parachute with another person adjusting the seat belts. In another shot a young couple is seen from the rear, the man wearing a parachute. In addition there is a clear shot of a plane's altimeter and a shot of the plane pulling the glider by a tether
Date: 1960s - COLOR Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:58:00, No Audio
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