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  • Description

    Unused / unissued footage - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    American newsreel titles read: 'ONE OF OUR SATELLITES IS MISSING'.

    Cape Canaveral, Florida, United States of America.

    Three shots of launching platform with Explorer II being hoisted up. Three shots of diagram of the Explorer II satellite. M/S men looking through telescope. L/Ss of rocket being launched, moving up into space.

    Commentator explains that scientists believe Explorer II burned up on re-entering the atmosphere 1900 miles away "but its fate may never be known".

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    69814
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2594.02
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:47:00 / 01:01:50:00
    Canister:
    UN 3064 F
    Sort Number:
    UN 3064 F
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Science & Technology
    WorkSpaces
    Space exploration
  • Stills

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

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