Film Taken During Gemini 9 Flight And Re-Entry… 1966

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

    Cape Kennedy (Cape Canaveral), Florida, United States of America / USA

    MS Gemini 9 astronauts, Tom Stafford and Eugene Cernan, being greeted at Cape Kennedy after flight. V.S. Actual film in space of satellite which is the target vehicle for the Gemini 9 crew. The object was to dock the Gemini into the satellite but this is prevented because a plastic nose shroud which did not fall away at the required time. Shots from inside the Gemini 9 as astronaut Eugene Cernan takes a walk in space on the end of a life preserving umbilical tube. Shots taken from Gemini 9 as it re-enters the Earth's atmosphere at great speed. Aerial view of the space capsule parachuting and splashing down into the sea. LS Frogmen put a rubber ring around the capsule to stop it sinking. As the capsule hatch springs open it hits one of the frogmen. The two astronauts emerge from the capsule and wave.

    Note: Date on original record: 12/06/1966.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
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    01:41:53:00 / 01:44:42:00
    UN 4148 A
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    UN 4148 A
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