Robot Weather Station

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
354014_1_1
Yes
Washington, DC
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1956  (Actual Year)
B/W
00:02:41 - 00:03:31
Tape Master:
Original Film:
1617
029-029-03
Designed for exploration of isolated areas, a robot weather station designed to be Para-dropped, shows how it rights itself, shoots up an aerial, takes weather readings, and radios reports to base, all automatically. Establishing shot - This little weather station laying on the ground looking like a toy. it shoots out extend ions and rights itself up. MS - Something starts spinning on top of the robot and then an antenna, and its signals can be heard 800 miles away. MCUS - Technician receiving transmissions from the weather station in code on a tape recorder. CUS - The Robot Weather Station. otherwise known as the Cricket.