• Short Summary

    US astronaut Gordon Cooper successfully returns from his 22nd orbit flight.

  • Description

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

    GV. Pan. Cape Canaveral rocket site. Various shots of American astronaut Gordon Cooper being helped into his space suit - he is getting ready to go to orbit for the 22nd time. CU. Cooper, pan to man who is helping him dress. CU. Cooper putting on his helmet. GV. The transport van. SV. Cooper walking to the van and he climbs into it. LV. The floodlit rocket. GV. The van arriving at the launching pad. SV. People watching. SV. Cooper getting out of van and walking towards camera and shaking hands with a man. Angle shot, men on scaffolding. SV. Cooper walking towards camera, he waves as he gets into the lift. GV. The rocket. Angle shot, lift going up. GV. The rocket on the pad. SCU. Cooper getting into capsule. LV. The rocket on the pad ready for launching. SV. The rocket. LV. As the rocket blasts off and begins to climb. GV. The rocket climbing. He has returned to earth safely after 34 hours in space.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1762.06
    Media URN:
    54506
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/05/1963
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:40:00 / 01:13:27:00
    Canister:
    63/41

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