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  • Short Summary

    Good material of the UK1 rocket being hoisted up into gantry, good CU shots of satellite.

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    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Cape Canaveral, Florida, United States of America / USA

    Various shots, preparing U.K.1. rocket before take off. Engineers check all the minor details of the rocket motor at Cape Canaveral. Various shots, the U.K.1. rocket is hoisted up into an upright position. CU Side of U.K.1. with the American and English flags painted on. Hoisting the U.K.1. into position. Various shots, engineers fix the different parts of the rocket on the pad.

    Various shots, the U.K.1. rocket on the trailer of a large lorry being transported from the rocket works to Cape Canaveral. LS Gantry moves towards rocket. Rocket is hoisted upright into gantry. Various shots, the U.K.1. standing upright in the gantry on the pad at Cape Canaveral.

    Various shots, the British Satellite that will be placed in the nose of the U.K.1. rocket is unloaded from the back of an Avis Rent A Truck and taken into the A + E works where it will be assembled. Good CU shots of satellite.

    Note: Date on original record: 01/04/1962. Flaring in some shots.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:46:00 / 01:59:07:00
    UN 3608 A

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