• Short Summary

    A SPACECRAFT IN THE PROJECT "FIRE" SERIES WAS LAUNCHED FROM CAPE KENNEDY ON APRIL 14.?

  • Description


    FILM SHOWS PRE-LAUNCH SCENES.




    Initials


    PRODUCTION NUMBER 3711/64 SERVICED 16 APRIL 1964 ALSO REFERS.

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A SPACECRAFT IN THE PROJECT "FIRE" SERIES WAS LAUNCHED FROM CAPE KENNEDY ON APRIL 14. IT IS DESIGNED TO STUDY THE HEAT GENERATED BY MANNED CAPSULES ENTERING THE EARTH'S ATMOSPHERE AT HIGH SPEED AFTER LENGTHY SPACE JOURNEYS.

    THE SATELLITE WAS MOUNTED ON AN ATLAS ROCKET -- AND THE SPACECRAFT ITSELF CARRIED TWO HUNDRED POUNDS OF EQUIPMENT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABXUENZD7MAPLB50I3LX1AS5Y1
    Media URN:
    VLVABXUENZD7MAPLB50I3LX1AS5Y1
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/04/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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