• Short Summary

    America's longest space flight by astronaut Commander Walter M. Schirra, Cape Canaveral.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    American newsreel item.

    America's longest space flight by astronaut Schirra, Cape Canaveral, Florida, United States of America (USA).

    MS. & CU Commander Walter M. Schirra getting prepared for his space flight. LS launching pad at night. MS Schirra (in spacesuit) leaving hangar and entering transfer van. LS transfer van arrives at pad. MS Schirra getting into elevator. Elevator proceeds up gantry.

    CU Schirra in space capsule. Good LS dawn breaking. Tilt with the Atlas rocket as it takes off.

    Animated shot capsule in flight.

    Aerial view aircraft carrier USS "Kearsarge" at sea. LS capsule dropping by parachute into sea. CU happy looking Schirra after flight.

    Date on dope sheet is 04/10/1962.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    3068.19
    Media URN:
    87098
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:34:00 / 01:39:29:00
    Canister:
    UN 3672 C

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment