• Short Summary

    The Gemin ten space mission was a spectacular success as far as NASA and the astronauts were concerned but it did not provide we earth people with the exciting films brought back from earlier flights.

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    The Gemin ten space mission was a spectacular success as far as NASA and the astronauts were concerned but it did not provide we earth people with the exciting films brought back from earlier flights. You'll recall, astronaut Michael Collins lost his camera while spacewalking. However some footage was brought back and NASA released it yesterday.

    Command pilot John Young was the subject and Collins the cameraman -- shooting black and white film inside the capsule where objects floats in a state of weightlessness.

    Then the camera was focused on objects outside the space ship -- with color film -- as Gemini ended its 103-thousand mile chase and caught up with the Agena target satellite.

    Command pilot Young docked the capsule gently, but the maneuvers used more of Gemini's fuel than had been anticipated and this forced curtainlment of the schedule of experiments.

    During their linkup with the Agena, the astronauts used the satellite's main engine to soar to a record altitude of 475 miles. The film is a bit jumpy -- but after all, Collins' job is flying, not picture making.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA97DH1O90ERHD8V5RVY9FIATCS
    Media URN:
    VLVA97DH1O90ERHD8V5RVY9FIATCS
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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