• Short Summary

    One of the two satellite tracking stations outside the United States is situated in Singapore on the spacious grounds of the University of Malaya where the installation was completed just before the successful launching of 'Explorer'. (The other station is in Nigeria).

  • Description

    1.
    G.V. Ladies all at work in a room.


    2.
    S.V. Elderly lady bending a piece of metal in a vice.


    3.
    S.V. Another lady doing the same.


    4.
    S.C.U. A lady filing a piece of metal.


    5.
    S.V. A lady working on a piece of electrical equipment.


    6.
    Long V. Ladies being instructed in electrical work.


    7.
    S.V. A very elderly lady being instructed on mending a table lamp.


    8.
    C.U. A lady using a soldering iron.


    9.
    C.U. Another lady fixing a distributing box to the wall.


    10.
    S.C.U. A lady rawl-plugging a wall.


    11.
    C.U. Using the hammer.


    12.
    G.V. The whole room at work.



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    Various shots of Liz on her way up to the Parthenon on the Acropolis.



    Liz stepping up the ruins of the Parthenon.



    Liz inside the Parthenon. Holding her small cine-camera she is filming the ruins and the pillars of Parthenon and...us.



    A group of photographers who "shadowed" Liz from her hotel to Acropolis are seen photographing the famous actress.



    Liz is now leaving the Parthenon helped to step down by Mike.



    She is now filming our cameraman and, of course, the ancient sites of the Acropolis.



    Some shots of the contemporary nymph under the world famous Caryatid Nymphes of the Erechteum Temple.



    Some shots of Mike and Liz in tete-a-tete.



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    1.
    L.V. The Helix serial being completed, Mr. Moorat (U.K.) in shorts and Mr. Wilkins (U.K.) supervising three Asians.


    2.
    S.V. Leo Kum Tham working on electrical fitting.


    3.
    Front C.U. Ditto.


    4.
    L.V. The whole group entering the telemetering station.


    5.
    Back V. Ditto.


    6.
    Front V.(Int) They all enter the room and Mr. Moorat takes his receiver.


    7.
    C.U. S.O.F.begins... Mr. Moorat listening to satellite signals.


    8.
    S.C.U. Receiving dial re-acting to signals.


    9.
    Back V. Mr. Moorat at the receiver.




    Initials M.R./P.B.



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: One of the two satellite tracking stations outside the United States is situated in Singapore on the spacious grounds of the University of Malaya where the installation was completed just before the successful launching of 'Explorer'. (The other station is in Nigeria).

    The tale-metering sub-station is named by an angle-American team handed by Mr. Alfred Moorat from the U.K. Assisting him are his wife, Mrs. Moorat, Mr. Lloyd J. Dorr, and engineering expert from the California Institute of Technology, and Asian assistants form the University of Malaya.

    The transistor transmitter in the Singapore station is an exact model of the 100 megacycle transmitter in the 'Explorer'. The helix aerial, mounted on a steel stand is specially intended to ensure equal sensitivity in all directions.

    The station works around the clock, and when unmanned, automatic tape recording equipment can be left on? Signals are received frequently in Singapore and, Mr. Moorat claims, they are translatable into vital information on the satellite's behaviour and condition.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5K0CM0N34SYPC88UETDGAA4KP
    Media URN:
    VLVA5K0CM0N34SYPC88UETDGAA4KP
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/02/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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