• Short Summary

    Soviet space achievements -- brought up to date by the success of the Salyut space laboratory -- have been unveiled for the Egyptian people.

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    1.
    GV Vostok space craft TILT DOWN to two children
    0.10

    2.
    CU Children looking up
    0.13

    3.
    GV & CU PULL BACK pothole in nose
    0.24

    4.
    SV People looking at pictures
    0.29

    5.
    SCU Arab boys looking at second satellite
    0.32

    6.
    SCU Model of Laika
    0.37

    7.
    CU Portrait of Yuri Gagarin and man looking on (2 shots)
    0.42

    8.
    GV & CU Luna 9
    0.53

    9.
    GV& CU Electron One
    1.11

    10.
    GV & CU Electron Two
    1.17

    11.
    CU PULL BACK Luna Three
    1.25



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Soviet space achievements -- brought up to date by the success of the Salyut space laboratory -- have been unveiled for the Egyptian people. An exhibition mounted in the Ministry of Culture traces Soviet space technology from its beginnings. The loan of the exhibition is a result of President Podgorny's recent visit to Cairo.

    SYNOPSIS: Vostok, the Soviet capsule that carried the first man into space, is a star attraction for Egyptian youngsters in Cairo. While the latest Salyut space laboratory was continuing to make history at the weekend. a retrospect of earlier Soviet achievements in space went on show at the Egyptian Ministry of Culture in Cairo.

    A special place for the space dog Laika amongst all the hardware....
    .....and for Yuri Gagarin, the first man in space aboard Vostok.

    Luna-Nine softlanded on the Moon in 1966, transmitting photographs and statistics back to earth. The whole exhibition, on loan to Egyptian authorities, is a result of President Podgorny's recent visit to Cairo, during which the Soviet Union and the Egyptian signed a new fifteen-year agreement.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8D6FQGO3OPZ136EKKSJP6IHR9
    Media URN:
    VLVA8D6FQGO3OPZ136EKKSJP6IHR9
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/06/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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