America's latest spaceship shown in Cape Canaveral, Florida.
Cape Canaveral, Florida, United States of America (USA).
CU. Sign NASA Manned Spacecraft Centre. MS. Man setting up camera on tripod. MS. American pressmen taking notes. GV. Activity around Spacecraft Centre as transfer van is about to leave. MS. TV cameraman at his camera. MS. Astronaut Gordon Cooper climbs into transfer van. GV. As transfer van leaves headed by car with flashing beacon. Various shots of special area away from the blast off area in which press reporters and cameramen take up their positions to their best advantage, spectators also in this enclosure. LS. Pad at night with gantry all lit up. MS. Travelling past and looking into beam of small searchlights at roadside. Various shots of transfer van arriving at pad. MS. Cooper leaves van and walks over and gets into elevator. Various shots of the elevator moving up gantry. LS. Pan at Cape Canaveral, the gantry moves away and the atlas rocket lifts off pad. The camera tilts to follow path of rocket. Various shots of the journalists looking on from special enclosure.
Date found in the old record - 17/05/1963. Natural sound only.