Pictures and video of the rocket testing site at Highdown on the Isle of Wight, UK.

High Down from the sea


Rocket being loaded in gantry
High Down

Highdown from the sea. (Left top)
Rocket being loaded into the gantry. (Left bottom)
One of the launch pads. (Above)

A link is provided to Black Arrow British rocket:"Abandoned after the first successful launch satellite" from Nick Stevens.
and to a BBC News item Rocket men of the Isle of Wight.
Further links with my collegues telling the history in three parts are here. Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3