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  • Description

    Item title reads - France joins space 'club'.

    France's first satellite is launched. Sahara desert.

    Aerial shot of the launching base at Hammaguir. M/S's of the rocket on the launching pad. M/S men carrying the Diamant satellite to the rocket. M/S pan up rocket.

    M/S interior of control room. C/U panel showing countdown. L/S rocket motors starting. Slow motion M/S as rocket is launched, debris can be seen falling away. L/S rocket in flight. Various shots aerials tracking rocket. L/S vapour trail in the sky and an explosion where the first stage is jettisoned.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/12/1965
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    55721
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1832.10
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:31:00 / 01:14:53:00
    Canister:
    65/97
    Sort Number:
    65/097
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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