• Short Summary

    AMERICA'S CURRENT SPACE HERO, MAJOR GORDON COOPER, LITERALLY COMPLETED HIS ORBITS OF THE EARTH YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) WHEN HE ARRIVED BACK AT CAPE CANAVERAL IN FLORIDA - THE SPOT FROM WHICH HE BEGAN HIS 600-THOUSAND MILE TRIP ROUND THE WORLD, LAST WEDNESDAY.

  • Description

    AMERICA'S CURRENT SPACE HERO, MAJOR GORDON COOPER, LITERALLY COMPLETED HIS ORBITS OF THE EARTH YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) WHEN HE ARRIVED BACK AT CAPE CANAVERAL IN FLORIDA - THE SPOT FROM WHICH HE BEGAN HIS 600-THOUSAND MILE TRIP ROUND THE WORLD, LAST WEDNESDAY.

    MAJOR COOPER AND HIS WIFE, TRUDY, DROVE ALONG A SEVEN-MILE ROUTE FROM PATRICK AIR FORCE BASE TO COCOA BEACH WHERE HE WAS TO GIVE HIS FIRST OFFICIAL PRESS CONFERENCE SINCE RETURNING FROM THE 22-ORBIT FLIGHT.A HUGE CROWD FROM MILES AROUND WAVED AND CHEERED.SCORES OF HOME MADE SIGNS OF WELCOME WERE ALSO DISPLAYED AND BANDS HONOUR OF THE OKLAHOMA-BORN ASTRONAUT.


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    Film ID:
    VLVA4L55CY58F806M48TUB03E1BKA
    Media URN:
    VLVA4L55CY58F806M48TUB03E1BKA
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/05/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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