• Short Summary

    THREE USA APOLLO 11 ASTRONAUTS ACCOMPANIED BY THEIR WIVES VISITED BANGKOK, CAPITAL OF THAILAND AS A PART OF GOODWILL VISIT TO VARIOUS COUNTRIES IN THE WORLD ON OCTOBER 28TH.

  • Description

    THREE USA APOLLO 11 ASTRONAUTS ACCOMPANIED BY THEIR WIVES VISITED BANGKOK, CAPITAL OF THAILAND AS A PART OF GOODWILL VISIT TO VARIOUS COUNTRIES IN THE WORLD ON OCTOBER 28TH. THEY WERE WELCOMED AT BANGKOK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT BY THAILAND HIGH OFFICIALS, MAYOR AND USA AMBASSADOR TO BANGKOK MR. AND MRS. UNGER. THEY WERE GREETED BY THAI ROYAL HOUSEHOLD OFFICIALS AS THEY WILL SEE THEIR ROYAL KING AND QUEEN ON THE AFTERNOON AFTER THE MOTORCADE IN BANGKOK CITY.

    CAPTAIN NEIL A. ARMSTRONG, EDWIN E. ALDRIN JR AND MICHAEL COLLINS ACCOMPANIED BY THEIR WIVES GET ON THE SEPARATE MOTORCARS AND MOTORCADED THROUGH THE STREETS OF BANGKOK. THOUSANDS OF BANGKOK CITIZENS WELCOMED THEM AS HEROES WHO WALKED ON THE MOON.

    LATER AT THE ROYAL PALACE, THREE ASTRONAUTS AND WIVES WERE IN AUDIENCE BY HIS ROYAL AND QUEEN ON THE AFTERNOON. THEY SHALL STAY IN BANGKOK FOR TWO DAYS ON OCTOBER 29 AND 30TH AND WILL LEAVE THERE ON THE MORNING OF OCTOBER 31ST. EARLIER THEY WERE MELORD MAYOR OF BANGKOK AT ROYAL PLAZA WHERE SHORT SPEECH OF WELCOME AND PRESENTATION OF GOLD KEYS TO THE CITY WERE GIVEN BY LORD MAYOR OF CITY.

    ASTRONAUTS THEN PASS IN FRONT OF SCHOOL CHILDREN ASSEMBLED IN FRONT OF PLATFORM AND ONE ASTRONAUTS MAKES A FEW REMARKS TO THEM, NOTING THAT SURIN SCHOOL CHILDREN (INCLUDED GROUP) HAD WRITTEN, INVITING THEM TO VISIT BANGKOK. ASTRONAUTS THEN PASS IN FRONT OF BOY SCOUTS ASSEMBLED IN FRONT OF THE PLATFORM, THIS WAS SCHEDULED THEIR EVENT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAB1U6NYVEB9KL4FX6T389YXR4R
    Media URN:
    VLVAB1U6NYVEB9KL4FX6T389YXR4R
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/10/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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