Coverage of missile squadron training at Vandenberg AFB, California. Airmen leaving building. B-52 Stratofortress banking left. Atlas D missile launch and climb at Vandenbeg AFB. Airmen in classroom with Convair instructor at desk. Car entering main gate at Vandenberg AFB. Missile launch crew entering blockhouse. Launch crew at consoles with view of countdown clock. Atlas engine ignition and lift-off. Instructors congratulating launch crew after successful firing. Airmen arriving in theater by bus, leaving bus and entering theater. Screen in theater showing Titan engine ignition and explosion on pad. Screen showing fueling operations at launch site. Students in classroom and USAF instructor at wall chart. USAF support personnel including supply men, switchboard operator, AP, cook, and office workers. Staff car driving to coffin shelter. Colonel gets out and looks around. Snow covered geodesic radome. DEW line station. Airman writing data on plotting board. Entrance to Offutt AFB. SAC (Strategic Air Command) headquarters building in background. SAC Command Post showing officers talking, watching weather map on TV monitor, and talking on red phone. High-speed printer. Control room showing airman at radarscope, wall clock, USAF Major on red phone, tape recorder unit operating, wall charts with weather and target data being presented. B-52 Stratofortress taking off and in flight. Atlas D being raised to launch position in coffin shelter. Major talking into red phone. Launch control team at consoles in launch control center. Team member pushing 'start' button. Atlas engine ignition, lift-off and climb. Colonel sitting in staff car, then getting out. USAF team inspecting silo launch facility under construction. Mobile check out vans drive past. Aerial view of silo facility under construction. Atlas erect in coffin launcher. Silo facility under construction. Titan on launch pad. Titan lift-off. Minuteman train in mountains. Missile man badge on officer's blouse pocket. Atlas launched.
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