First American Man Into Space 1961

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Unissued / Unused material -

Cape Canaveral, Florida, United States of America (USA).

Three LSs Destroyer cruising off Cape Canaveral. GV Aerial shot of the aircraft carrier "Lake Champlain". MS Pan up the Redstone rocket, which is being prepared for the flight. LS Tanker carrying...

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Cataloguer:
Mark
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Mute
Media URN:
86358
Sort Number:
UN 3486 A
Time in/Out:
01:05:02:00 / 01:20:04:00
Canister:
UN 3486 A
Film ID:
3028.04
Issue Date:
1961

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