• Short Summary

    THE UNITED STATE'S APOLLO II ASTRONAUTS ARRIVED IN LONDON TODAY (14 OCTOBER) FEELING TIRED AND ON THE VERGE OF LARYNGITIS, MIDWAY THROUGH THEIR WHIRLWIND 22-NATION TOUR.

  • Description

    THE UNITED STATE'S APOLLO II ASTRONAUTS ARRIVED IN LONDON TODAY (14 OCTOBER) FEELING TIRED AND ON THE VERGE OF LARYNGITIS, MIDWAY THROUGH THEIR WHIRLWIND 22-NATION TOUR.

    A SMALL BUT ENTHUSIASTIC CROWD -- OUTNUMBERED BY NEWSMEN -- GREETED ASTRONAUTS NEIL ARMSTRONG, MICHAEL COLLINS, AND EDWIN ALDRIN AND THEIR WIVES.

    THE HIGH POINT OF THEIR ONE-DAY VISIT TO BRITAIN IS A SCHEDULED AUDIENCE WITH QUEEN ELIZABETH AT BUCKINGHAM PALACE TONIGHT.

    BRITAIN IS THE 11TH COUNTRY THE ASTRONAUTS HAVE VISITED SINCE LEAVING THE UNITED STATES 16 DAYS AGO. SO FAR THEY HAVE BEEN TO MEXICO, COLUMBIA, ARGENTINA, BRAZIL, SPAIN, THE NETHERLANDS, FRANCE, BELGIUM, NORWAY, AND THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY.

    AT A NEWS CONFERENCE AT THE UNITED STATES EMBASSY IN LONDON, NEIL ARMSTRONG, WHO COMMANDED APOLLO II AND WAS THE FIRST MAN TO STEP ON THE MOON, COMMENTED ON THE SOVIET UNION'S SPACE PROGRAMME:

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    Film ID:
    VLVACX8S1IWGS2ZZ2UHW119C5J0QE
    Media URN:
    VLVACX8S1IWGS2ZZ2UHW119C5J0QE
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/10/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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