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  • Description

    Title reads: "US Makes Space Bid".

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

    Preparations for John Glenn's orbit. L/S rocket being raised to the firing position. C/U astronaut John Glenn standing at the base of the Rocket. Angle shot rocket being raised. Tracking shot the rocket standing amongst a maze of scaffolding.

    Interior of laboratory: scientists inspect Glenn's space suit, he is lying on his back in the position he will be in the capsule. M/S as he stands up turns, faces camera and gets off platform.

    Tracking shot rocket. The Capsule is wheeled towards base of the rocket. M/S as capsule starts to lift. L/S as the capsule is hoisted up. L/S as the capsule reaches the top of the rockets. C/U capsule suspended just above the top of the rocket. Top shot capsule now in place on the top of the rocket. M/S Glenn wearing hard hat inspecting the rocket.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/01/1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    53116
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1709.26
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:17:00 / 01:37:34:00
    Canister:
    62/8
    Sort Number:
    62/008
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  • Stills

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

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