85,000 new videos and among them some rocketry gems

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British Pathe’ has just released 85,000 videos from 1896-1976 to YouTube. Among these are many rocketry gems. Videos I have never seen and great news coverage of historical rocket events. Below are a sample – fabulous in their rareity and documentation of events.

Gerhard Zucker and an early mail rocket attempt (1933)

Coverage of the Farside Rockoon launch

Launch of the British Black Knight rocket into space in 1958

World of Rockets(1959)

I hope to post many more with stories in near future.

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