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    1.
    SV Slayton in flying kit walks past parked care.
    2 ft

    2.
    LS, SV Slayton into jet plane
    5 ft

    3.
    GV seven astronaute standing close together on platfere.
    8 ft

    4.
    SV Slayton going through medical examination
    14 ft

    5.
    SV Slayton in space suit in model of capsule, Mercury 7?
    17 ft

    6.
    SV Slayton talking to fellow astronauts
    22 ft

    7.
    SV Slayton climbing up from pot hole, examining stone with mates (2 shots)
    29 ft

    8.
    SV MV Slayton sitting at desk in control room
    31 ft

    9.
    SV, MW Slayton standing by in control room looking at reports
    36 ft

    10.
    SV carousel swinging round
    40 ft

    11.
    GV rover vehicle driving over rough surface
    42 ft

    12.
    SV, MV Slayton stands up from row where he is sitting
    49 ft

    13.
    MV Slayton presented with model of spacecraft
    51 ft

    14.
    GV Slayton at desk, in front of flag
    53 ft

    15.
    GV model ste?? train draws up
    55 ft

    16.
    SV ?? on train passing - one printing space gun
    57 ft

    17.
    GV SV merry go round with space capsules
    60 ft


    TRANSCRIPT: "Donald Slayton will pilot the Apollo docking module....



    ...one of the 7 original Mercury Astronauts in April of 1959...



    ...scheduled to solo the Mercury 7 mission but heart condition grounded him in 1959



    ...for 16 years the 51 year old..national as fellow pilots Glenn, Carpenter etc. all made their missions.



    ...grounded he become head of flight crew operations.



    In 1972 be was reinstated to flight status



    ...It's the end of the waiting, the mockups and the make believe. For "Deke" Slayton now it's real."



    Reporter Wrap up.




    Initials



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8KRIC86HEYIE02ZNSK1HIJQ02
    Media URN:
    VLVA8KRIC86HEYIE02ZNSK1HIJQ02
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1975
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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