• Short Summary

    THE SOVIET COSMONAUTS, COLONELS BELYAEV AND LEONOV, WILL BE GIVEN A TRIUMPHAL WELCOME IN MOSCOW TOMORROW (TUESDAY) WHEN THE THEY ARRIVE BY AIR FROM THE BAIKONUR COSMODROME, IN THE KAZAKHSTAN STEPPES.

  • Description

    THE SOVIET COSMONAUTS, COLONELS BELYAEV AND LEONOV, WILL BE GIVEN A TRIUMPHAL WELCOME IN MOSCOW TOMORROW (TUESDAY) WHEN THE THEY ARRIVE BY AIR FROM THE BAIKONUR COSMODROME, IN THE KAZAKHSTAN STEPPES. ThEY CAME DOWN FROM SPACE ON FRIDAY, NEAR PERM, IN THE NORTHERN URALS, AFTER 26 HOURS ORBITING THE EARTH, DURING WHICH COLONEL LEONOV SPENT SOME TIME OUTSIDE THE SPACE CRAFT.

    COLONELS BELYAEV AND LEONOV ARRIVED IN THE CITY OF PERM ON SUNDAY AFTER A TWO-DAY REST. THEY FLEW IN BY HELICOPTER AND WERE WELCOMED BY HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE, INCLUDING CHILDREN WITH FLOWERS. LATER, THE TWO COSMONAUTS FLEW ON TO THE BAIKONUR COSMODROME FOR A FURTHER REST AND PHYSICAL CHECKS.

    TASS NEWS AGENCY TODAY QUOTED THE MEN AS SAYING THAT, AT ONE STAGE OF THEIR PERIOD IN SPACE, THEY SAW A MAN-MADE SATELLITE FROM EARTH. IT PASSED JUST OVER HALF A MILE (ONE KILOMETRE) FROM THEIR SPACE CRAFT, VOSKHOD-II.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAWRMDJKO6HDSRLQJNV63PBGZ1
    Media URN:
    VLVAWRMDJKO6HDSRLQJNV63PBGZ1
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/03/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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