• Short Summary

    American satellite tracking station opened in Carnarvon, Australia.

  • Description

    Carnarvon, Western Australia.

    Title reads 'Minister for Supply Opens Tracking Station'.

    LS. New American tracking station in a desolate part of Australia. Various shots of the large differently shaped aerials used for satellite tracking. Various shots of opening ceremony of the tracking station by Western Australia's Premier Brand and Federal Minister for Supply, Mr Fairhall. CU. Opening plaque. Various shots of more aerials.

    (Comb.F.G.)

    Date found in the old record - 02/07/1964.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    2681.02
    Media URN:
    79575
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/07/1964
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:09:00 / 01:01:56:00
    Canister:
    UN 3901 D

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