The Controlled Demolition Inc. team, experts in building implosions, faces a serious test as they load military grade, high-speed explosives to implode a NASA rocket launch tower, Mobile Service Tower 40, in Cape Canaveral, Florida. Parallax Film Productions profiles this explosive demolition journey.
Controlled Demolition Inc. faces a serious test as they load military grade, high-speed explosives to implode MST 40, a NASA rocket launch tower.
The Atlas and Titan rocket programs have come to an end. MST 40, once considered the largest moving structure in the world, must be demolished. Mark Loizeaux and his team will need more than 200 pound of high explosives – shaped charges containing RDX – for this Blowdown. They’ll also need an unprecedented demolition engineering plan to take this 80-metre-tall tower down.
Complex 40 was built for the Titan IIIC program. It operated from the program’s first launch in 1965 until the last TITAN IV launch in 2005. It facilitated 55 historic missions over the years including the Mars Observer interplanetary mission, the Cassini mission to Saturn, six MILSTAR communications satellites, and numerous defense support endeavours.
The Controlled Demolition Inc. team, experts in building implosions, loads more than 1,000 pounds of explosives to bring down the vintage New Frontier Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Parallax Film Productions details this explosive demolition mission.