SM-65 Atlas Inter-Continental Ballistic Missile System      1956-1965

Videos

Videos Of All Subjects

Following is a list of videos that are available for viewing or download. Many are about Atlas missile system devlopment and testing. Others are of varying subjects, including nuclear testing. All of the videos on this page are in the MP4 format and are freely available to download. To save the file to your local device, right click the video file name and choose the "Save Target As " option. If you should have any videos relating to the Atlas ICBM program that you would consider sharing, please contact  us so that they can be added to this page.


NOTE:  Many of these files are large in size and may take some time to open. Please be patient while they download to your device.



MP4 Icon AU-V-T-999-99-ZZ-00001.mp4

This video is of a developmental test launch. It was the first long distance Atlas test shot. Target distance was approximately 9,000 miles delivering a 3,000 lb payload.
VIDEO LENGTH:  44 Seconds          FILE SIZE:  2.2 MB



MP4 Icon AE-V-T-576-0F-VA-00001.mp4

This short video is of a test launch at Vandenberg AFB. The launch facility is 576-F, or OSTF-1 as it was called. The booster failed and caused a tremendous explosion, along with considerable damage to the launch site. (NOTE: This video does not have sound.)
VIDEO LENGTH:  8 Seconds          FILE SIZE:  1.8 MB



MP4 Icon AF-V-P-578-09-SH-00001.mp4

This video is of the present day status of an Atlas F site. It was used by scuba divers to create this video.
VIDEO LENGTH:  14 Minutes 22 Seconds          FILE SIZE:  72.7 MB



MP4 Icon AF-V-O-550-07-KA-00001_PLXFilm.mp4

This video is from the 550th SMS which was based at Salina, Kansas. This video was taken at Site 7 and is an example of a PLX, which was a complete test of the launch capability of an Atlas F site. (NOTE: This video does not have sound.)
VIDEO LENGTH:  4 Minutes 35 Seconds          FILE SIZE:  46.1 MB



MP4 Icon AF-V-O-579-11-RO-00001_PLXFilm.mp4

This video is from the 579th SMS which was based at Roswell, New Mexico. This video was taken at Site 11 and is an example of a PLX, which was a complete test of the launch capability of an Atlas F site. (NOTE: This video does not have sound.)
VIDEO LENGTH:  3 Minutes 31 Seconds          FILE SIZE:  52.6 MB



MP4 Icon NT-V-T-900-90-BA-00001_OperationCrossroads_ShotBaker.mp4

Shot Baker was the second shot of Operation Crossroads. It was the world's fifth nuclear explosion and third nuclear test. It was also the first nuclear explosion ever detonated underwater. The photos and video of the Baker test are probably the most widely known pictures of any nuclear explosion ever seen by the public.
VIDEO LENGTH:  1 Minute 25 Seconds          FILE SIZE:  11.7 MB