• Short Summary

    The world famous radio-telescope at Jodrell Bank, UK, utilized extensively by both Russia and America in their race into space, is undergoing its first major overhaul since it came into use three years ago.

  • Description

    The world famous radio-telescope at Jodrell Bank, UK, utilized extensively by both Russia and America in their race into space, is undergoing its first major overhaul since it came into use three years ago. The giant 250ft in diameter reflector bowl has been turned upside down so that painters and riveters can repair and service it without using scaffolding.

    Mr. Husband, the engineer responsible for the telescope's construction, explained the job in an interview Aug. 14.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3F2KAYFYI8ZN4S287R5I5ZC7Q
    Media URN:
    VLVA3F2KAYFYI8ZN4S287R5I5ZC7Q
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/08/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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