• Short Summary

    GOOD EVENING... CONTINUING WITH TONIGHT'S MAIN STORY ... ELDO'S REPRESENTATIVE IN AUSTRALIA, COLONEL DUTTON, SAID?

  • Description

    GOOD EVENING... CONTINUING WITH TONIGHT'S MAIN STORY ... ELDO'S REPRESENTATIVE IN AUSTRALIA, COLONEL DUTTON, SAID THAT THE RESULTS OF THE LAUNCH WERE CONSIDERED TO BE VERY SATISFACTORY ALTHOUGH NOT ALL THE AIMS OF THE TRIAL HAD BEEN ACHIEVE, TODAY'S LAUNCHING WAS THE FIFTH ATTEMPT IN THE PAST WEEK TO SEND THE ROCKET ALOFT, AND TRY TO PUT A DUMMY SATELLITE INTO ORBIT. THE CRAFT -- PROGRAMMED THE F-SEVEN -- LIFTED OFF THE LAUNCHING PAD EIGHTEEN MINUTES TO NINE, SOUTH AUSTRALIAN TIME, THIS MORNING. THE LAUNCHING FOLLOWED CLOSELY THE SCHEDULE PUT DOWN FOR THIS TEST -- THE F-SIX VEHICLE, LAUNCHED LAST YEAR.

    COLONEL DUTTON SAID THAT THE FIRST STAGE ENGINES -- IN THE BRITISH BLUE STREAK ROCKET -- HAD BURNED FOR ONE-HUNDRED-AND-FIFTY-SECONDS

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAE0PPZJIXMTN13MZNV10R0H3N
    Media URN:
    VLVAE0PPZJIXMTN13MZNV10R0H3N
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/12/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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