Calling All Rocketeers! Calling All Rocketeers!

"PROPULSION" is On the Air!

EPISODE 02: “Pasadena”

In this Episode…

Meet young Jack Parsons and his pal Ed Forman: two dreamers and model rocket enthusiasts with a passion for blowing things up. Learn how their enthusiasm for Buck Rogers science led them to a series of lectures at Pasadena’s California Institute of Technology in the mid 1930s…

After more than 70 years, the story of Frank Malina, Jack Parsons and Caltech’s infamous “Suicide Squad” is brought to life in “PROPULSION” a 30 min. documentary produced by the fine team at BLLR Entertainment. 

Set against the backdrop of 1930s Pasadena, through WWII and into the Cold War, “PROPULSION” is the heartwarming, inspirational, and sometimes controversial tale of a group of misfits, dreamers, and mavericks, the founding of NASA’s JPL, and the Birth of Modern Rocketry.

It’s 1936. Meet the Suicide Squad…

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Calling All Rocketeers! Calling All Rocketeers!

"PROPULSION" is On the Air!

EPISODE 01: “June 17, 1952”


After more than 70 years, the story of Frank Malina, Jack Parsons and Caltech’s infamous “Suicide Squad” is brought to life in “PROPULSION” a 30 min. documentary produced by the fine team at BLLR Entertainment. 

Set against the backdrop of 1930s Pasadena, through WWII and into the Cold War, “PROPULSION” is the heartwarming, inspirational, and sometimes controversial tale of a group of misfits, dreamers, and mavericks, the founding of NASA’s JPL, and the Birth of Modern Rocketry.

It’s 1935. Meet the Suicide Squad…

Aim High! Join the Squad!

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A PROPULSION TAKE on the Original NACA Emblem! - Circa 1946

A PROPULSION TAKE on the Original NACA Emblem! - Circa 1946

"Wings for this Man" is a 1945 Documentary about the legendary Tuskeegee Airmen,  produced by the First Motion Picture Unit for the US Army & Air Forces!

Images of Apollo 17 LRV courtesy LROC 

Images of Apollo 17 LRV courtesy LROC 

PROPULSION TEASER: 06.14.13

"Before Curiosity…"

(Images courtesy of NASA)

Between Goddard and the Right Stuff, there was “PROPULSION”.

Between Goddard and the Right Stuff, there was “PROPULSION”.

"Raised on the tales of H.G. Welles and Jules Verne…"
- PROPULSION 

"Raised on the tales of H.G. Welles and Jules Verne…"

- PROPULSION 

Frank, Jack, Ed and the first ever JATO! circa 1941 (shared by Cybervue) 

Lift Off! Circa 1941, The first Jet Assisted Take Off at Muroc Airfield. Present for the Historic Event were Frank Malina, Ed Forman, Jack Parsons, Martin Sommerfield, Theodore von Karman and Pilot Homer Bushey.
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Lift Off! Circa 1941, The first Jet Assisted Take Off at Muroc Airfield. Present for the Historic Event were Frank Malina, Ed Forman, Jack Parsons, Martin Sommerfield, Theodore von Karman and Pilot Homer Bushey.

(Image Courtesy of NASA)