• Short Summary

    Germans are looking into America's space advancement.

  • Description

    United States of America (USA).

    CU. Astronauts Gordon Cooper and Charles Conrad in their space suits. MS. The two astronauts walking towards gantry and entering cage which starts to move up. GV. The massive space centre at Houston - presumably NASA (National Aeronautic and Space Administration). MS. American cars in traffic jam but moving slowly past camera. CU. Black policeman directing traffic into the space centre. Various shots of the cars entering the centre and going to car parks. GV. Panning shot of another section of the giant space centre. Various shots inside the giant vacuum room where the engineers are working on the Apollo moon rocket. Various shots inside another section, man in space suit seen. He takes his position in mock up capsule alongside two engineers. They check for size, etc. Various shots of another type of space suit being fitted - this is the one that would allow for more movement for the astronaut. A walking machine helps the engineers test it. Various shots of the special food for the astronauts being looked into in another section. The main diet is desiccated and prepared by adding water. MS. Clean corridor of the centre. CU. The medical superintendent being interviewed on problems that must be overcome before moon flight - natural sound with German voiceover translation. Various shots of Cooper and Conrad climbing into capsule. LS. Gemini V lifting off pad at Cape Kennedy.

    (Comb. F.G.)

    Date found in the old record - 27/08/1965. German voiceover.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:44:00 / 01:23:33:00
    UN 4049 B

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