STK-ID 41192

Flight of the Nike: Shots of "Nike" missile being trundled about on trailer being fueled, put into position, being hoisted on ramp. Several shots of technicians at their posts, of bank s of instruments, of hand pushing toggle switch. MLS of rocket taking off, of instruments tracking, technicians working. Shots of drone B-17 in flight, being hit by the "Nike", bursting into flames, falling.


Excerpt from
Operation Ivy / British Test Atomic Bomb / Launching of First Atomic Sub / Flight of the Nike
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w, 35mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486