U.S. Air Force Air Weather Service obtaining weather data before launching of rockets and manned space vehicles
United States USA Date:1960 Duration:3 min 47 sec Sound:Yes
Weather surveillance is necessary for the launching of missiles. A rocket being launched from a launching pad. Advance knowledge of air density, pressure, humidity and wind velocity is necessary for the launch. Accurate forecast is needed for the launch of manned space vehicles. Air to air refueling of aircraft. Office of the U.S. Department of Commerce. Officers discussing a map. Hurricane Hunters crew working on locating hurricane centers. An airplane in flight. Men seated inside the airplane.
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