Atlas Missile Silo
This is where we have listed Atlas ICBM videos that are available for viewing or
download to your system.
To save a file to your local computer, right click the video file name and choose the "Save Target As" option. PLEASE
NOTE: Take note of the file sizes before
downloading. Some of these files are large and may take a long time to
download, especially on a dial-up phone line. A high speed Internet connection is
There are two types of video files provided. One is in the AVI format and
the other is in the MP4 format. Please choose the one most compatible with
your system. These files can be viewed using Windows Media Player which
can be downloaded free of charge
They can also be viewed using VLC Media Player which can be downloaded free of
charge here. VLC
Media Player supports operating systems other than Windows, including Mac and
various forms of Linux and BSD.
If you have a video you would be willing to contribute to this page, please feel
free to contact us so that we can add it.
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
VIDEO LENGTH: 44 Seconds
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This video is of the present day status of Plattsburgh AFB.
Plattsburgh was the home
of the 556th SMS Atlas F squadron. The base was closed by the Air
Force in 1992 and
the base was given to the local community for commercial development.
video was produced by PARC, the Plattsburgh Airbase Redevelopment Corp.
VIDEO LENGTH: 6 Minutes 36 Seconds
FILE SIZE: 34.5 Mb
We believe this short video is of a test launch at Vandenberg AFB.
appears to be 576-F, or OSTF-1 as it was called. The booster failed and
a tremendous explosion, along with considerable damage to the launch site.
VIDEO LENGTH: 8 Seconds
FILE SIZE: 1.8 Mb
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
This video is from the 579th SMS which was based at Roswell, New Mexico.
This 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.
VIDEO LENGTH: 4 Minutes 35 Seconds
FILE SIZE: 46.1 Mb