• Short Summary

    Major David Simons makes the highest balloon ascent 19 miles above the earth. ( The project Manhigh II flight)

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION - 16 MILES UP - THE UNKNOWN FRONTIER

    USA,

    U.S doctor and member of the U.S air force Major David Simons preparing for flight ,fitted with special helmet and pressure space suit for 32 hours at 100,000 feet (`19 miles ) above the earth in special aluminium balloon gondalier
    Balloon ascending
    SPACE Aerial view of the earth seen from balloon 19 miles up

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    Space; Aviation
    Background: Major David Simons makes the highest balloon ascent 19 miles above the earth. ( The project Manhigh II flight)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2YKGZGE14CFXSG1UIPMYNLDNK
    Media URN:
    VLVA2YKGZGE14CFXSG1UIPMYNLDNK
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/08/1957
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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