• Short Summary

    FOUR TEENAGE AIRMEN EMERGE AFTER SPENDING 42 DAYS IN A SPACE CABIN EXPERIMENT AT THE U.

  • Description

    FOUR TEENAGE AIRMEN EMERGE AFTER SPENDING 42 DAYS IN A SPACE CABIN EXPERIMENT AT THE U.S.AIR FORCE SCHOOL OF AEROSPACE MEDICINE, BROOKS AIR FORCE BASE, TEXAS.

    DURING THE TEST THEY SPENT 30 DAYS BREATHING PURE OXYGEN AT A SIMULATED ALTITUDE OF 27,500 FEET, SOMETHING NO-ONE ELSE HAS EVER DONE.

    PURPOSE OF THE HISTORIC TEST WAS TO DETERMINE HUMAN REACTION TO THE ATMOSPHERE NOW PLANNED FOR USE IN THE NASA (NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION) PROJECT GEMINI AND APOLLO SPACECRAFT.

    ON HAND TO WELCOME THE FOUR WAS MAJOR GENERAL T.C.BODWELL, JR., COMMANDER OF THE AEROSPACE MEDICAL DIVISION AT BROOKS, AND OTHER BASE REPRESENTATIVES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7JK7R6RHT3U2BS3H4493VOVB9
    Media URN:
    VLVA7JK7R6RHT3U2BS3H4493VOVB9
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/12/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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